Nutritional Counseling Specialist

Nutritional counseling is important for weight loss and maintaining optimal health at every age. At Intyre Health in Las Vegas, NV, Dr. MacIntyre offers comprehensive nutritional counseling and education to help patients overcome nutritional difficulties and deficiencies to optimize their health and wellness.

Nutritional Counseling Q & A

What is nutritional counseling?

Nutritional counseling is a structured, medically-supervised program that focuses on learning healthy eating and lifestyle which help patients lose weight, or achieve other health or medical needs and goals, without compromising nutrition. The body depends on a balanced supply of many critical vitamins and minerals to function normally, prevent diseases, and stay healthy. Nutritional counseling provides patients with the information and tools they need to achieve their goals.

How does nutritional counseling differ from commercial diet programs or “DIY” dieting?

Commercial and DIY diet plans are designed as “one-size-fits-all” options that don't take specific individual issues into consideration. As a result, patients may find they fail more often, either while dieting or when trying to maintain weight loss for the long-term. In addition, these diets can create significant nutritional deficiencies, especially in patients with undiagnosed causes of weight gain. Nutritional counseling is customized to each patient's unique needs, including lifestyle habits, food preferences, and medical testing to determine if any underlying conditions are present. As a result, patients can experience greater success both in losing excess weight and in keeping it off. Nutritional counseling is also important for anyone that has had bariatric surgery, helping to ensure they receive the nutrients required to maintain good health.

Is nutritional counseling just for people who want to lose weight?

No, nutritional counseling can play an important role in managing chronic medical conditions like diabetes or heart disease, and it can be helpful in slowing the aging process, helping patients optimize their intake of antioxidants, and other micronutrients, which support tissue regeneration and optimal function throughout the body.

What happens in a nutritional counseling program?

Nutritional counseling begins with a physical exam and lab testing to identify risk factors or underlying issues that may interfere with weight loss or health maintenance. Each patient will be asked about their eating and lifestyle habits, as well as their personal and family medical histories so the program can be optimized for their specific needs. Ongoing office visits will help ensure the program evolves as the patient's needs change over time.

Accepted Insurance Providers

We accept insurance plans from the following providers, please contact our office to find out whether your specific plan is accepted.

Beech Street
Galaxy Healthcare PPO

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Intyre Health
3277 E. Warm Springs Road , Suite 200
Green Valley

Las Vegas, NV 89120
Phone: 702-508-0732
Fax: (702) 724-1402
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