pascal nourtierEating disorders
Eating disorders are common, but still undertreated yet.
Eating disorders and unhealthy diets.
What is the boundary between snacking and bulimia ? Between a lack of appetite and anorexia?
During his consultations, Pascal Nourtier takes time to take stock with his patients on the origins of their disorders, their frequency and their nature, without passing judgment, but with an attentive ear to be able to bring them the most precise and fairest nutritional help possible.
In most cases, fear and anxiety are responsible for these eating disorders. Self-esteem is often the major axis to work on.
Eating disorders can lead to many organism and metabolism malfunctions. Indeed, a poor diet, whether excessive or insufficient, prevents the body from receiving the nutriments it needs. (proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals). These needs are identified and assessed in consultation and advice given on how to put this diet into practice.
Then, this is an endless cycle that feeds these disorders, which raises a serious problem when the patient is trying to get out of it. The tiredness induced by poor nutrition leads to physical decline and social isolation. We can get out of this vicious circle by getting help from health professionals.
The dietary diagnosis is essential to assess the nature of the body’s imbalances that are related to the eating disorders. A reorganization of the balanced nutrition’s bases, adapted to my patients’ tastes, lifestyles and goals, helps put my patients back on the road to success !!
The way is often long in this kind of case, but success is possible ! The priority is to reduce the disorders. During the follow-up consultations, we will have to dissect the remaining disorders together so that I can adapt the diet with better modifications.
In all cases, a medical follow-up with blood analyses and a psychological check-up are recommended in order to save time on the nutritional care.
Nutritional care can always be the first step in the overall management of the problem. I never judge a patient, but simply suggest that he or she adapt the choice of their food and the organization of their meals to best meet the needs of their body.
Each patient is unique, that’s why my attentive listening is essential to understand your expectations as closely as possible. Patients shouldn’t feel guilty during our interviews: I am only here to help you !
Bulimia and anorexia are vicious disorders, but they can be successfully treated step by step.
For a request to make an appointment for a nutritional assessment concerning eating disorders, please mention it when you call. Contact me today !