Proper nutrition is more important than you might think for your health, as about 72% of adults in the United States are overweight or obese. If you struggle to eat right and maintain a healthy weight, Edward A. Carrington, MD, can help. At Dr. Carrington's office, you can get nutrition counseling to help you meet your daily nutritional needs and lower your risk of obesity-related chronic diseases. Call to learn more or book an appointment online today.
During nutrition counseling, Dr. Carrington goes over your medical history and your usual dietary intake to determine if you’re at risk of obesity-related chronic diseases. They create meal plans for you based on individualized calorie and nutritional needs.
By maintaining a healthy weight and eating right, you’ll reap numerous health and wellness benefits, such as:
Being overweight and obesity are linked with numerous chronic diseases classified as leading causes of death in the United States, which is why healthy weight management is crucial.
Even if you’re at a healthy weight, unhealthy dietary habits can cause the following unpleasant symptoms associated with poor nutrition:
Poor nutrition takes a toll on your physical and mental health, but making a few simple dietary changes can help.
Nutrition counseling with Dr. Carrington helps you achieve or maintain a healthy weight, allows you to look and feel your best, and reduces chronic disease risks. Having medical supervision is a safe and effective weight loss strategy. To get started, try the following tips:
Begin by making a few simple dietary changes. Your doctor creates custom meal plans, which might include dietary supplements, that best match your needs. Call Dr. Carrington’s office to learn more or book an appointment online today.