How Do We Define Nutrition?

A healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring, without taste and dreaded by your family. In fact, it can be FAR from it! Here you will learn how real, whole foods are significantly better for you than their fake substitutes. Combining food education, lifestyle coaching and a unique plan to fit you individually make up the essence of nutritional therapy. Want to see if Nutritional Therapy is right for you without the commitment? Contact us today for a free consultation.

This isn’t your conventional approach to nutrition! Take a look at some of the whole, real foods that we recommend. Yes, you will notice there is very limited sugar and processed carbohydrates for a good reason, but also take into account that you can add some amazing, nourishing fats into your diet as well. This makes up for those empty calories when you feel satisfied with a well-rounded, nutrient dense meal. 

  • Butter
  • Pastured eggs
  • Cream
  • Beef (grass-fed)
  • Bacon (good source)
  • Raw milk
  • Vegetables (Pesticide free/organic)
  • Eggs (from pastured hens)
  • Raw honey (In moderation)

You may be surprised to see a lot of saturated fats and meats on this list. Are you wondering how this could be healthy? Through nutritional therapy, you will learn how these real, whole foods actually have tremendous benefits to you and your health. Let us show you how you can have filling, satiating, real meals to regain your health. 

As a client of Traditional Roots Nutrition, we will provide you with a local shopping guide to make your life MUCH easier. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to find natural, wholesome food these days. We’ve done the research for you so you don’t have to!

Contact Us today for a free consultation and to learn how real food can change your life. 

Food Guide- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Here is a useful chart to help guide you to make the right choices including wonderful substitutes. For more information on the recommended substitutes, see Recipes and Resources.

Foods to Avoid Why it’s important to avoid these Replace with:
Vegetable Oil for baking (Eg. Canola oil) Very cheap oil that is processed using high heat which in turn make it a toxic trans fat Butter,ghee or coconut oil
Breakfast Cereal Overly processed grains that are void of any nutrition despite what the box says Homemade granola or morning eggs
Candy Most candy contains toxic dyes (eg. Red #40) and sugar reduces your immune system abilities Dried fruit or items made w/honey
Commercially-raised Meats Fed a corn based unnatural diet and antibiotics given due to unhealthy living conditions and feed Grass-fed beef and natural organic meats
Pasteurized & Homogenized Dairy A process used to allow the consumption of dairy for sick animals. Usually contains hormones Raw dairy (if available)
Margarine/Crisco (Franken-fats) Overly processed and homogenized to make a solid; these are an unnatural toxin in the body Pastured Butter, Raw butter or lard
Imitation Butter Spreads Overly processed and homogenized to make a solid; these are an unnatural toxin in the body Pastured Butter and/or Raw butter
Fried Restaurant Foods The majority use cheap, poor quality oils that turn rancid and accumulate trans fats when heated Butter, ghee, coconut oil, or animal fats
Donuts & other pastries Fried processed grains in toxic oils, not to mention the high amount of sugar Homemade baking with nut flours