FAND Nutritionists

Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is a medical organization dedicated to Nutrition. Doctors and practitioners associated with FAND have special training and skill in advising patients on what to eat in order to achieve a specific health-related goal, or lead a healthy lifestyle. Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members perform tutorials on nutrition, assessment of clients' nutrient imbalances, customization of meal plans, evaluation and adjustments of those meal plans, public speaking on the relationship between good nutrition and disease prevention, research on the latest nutritional science studies. Nutrition is the study and management of the nutrients (including essential micronutrients) that are required for the proper functioning of all human biochemical processes. Nutrition medicine treats the causes underlying patients' symptoms, which, although often partly genetic, are usually very much nutrition-dependent. Significant diseases and conditions treated by many FAND members include diabetes, food allergy and intolerance, IBS syndrome, eating disorders, chronic fatigue, malnutrition, kidney failure and bowel disorders, acne, arthritis, autism, bronchitis, candida, chronic fatigue, chronic pain, cystic fibrosis, depression, fibromyalgia, gout, headaches, high blood pressure, hyper/hypo thyroid, infertility, liver disease, and obesity. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by FAND healthcare providers include blood testing, saliva testing, urine testing, stool testing, nutrition and supplementation plan development.

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FAND Registered Dietitians

Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is a medical organization dedicated to Dietetics. Doctors and practitioners associated with FAND have special training and skill in assessing, diagnosing, and treating dietary and nutritional problems. Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members perform nutritional counseling for people who wish to lose weight, have an eating disorder, need a customized diet for health reasons, experience food allergies or intolerances, suffer a digestive disorder, or wish to improve athletic ability. Dietetics is a medical specialty focused on the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. Significant diseases and conditions treated by many FAND members include anorexia, bulimia, diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, acid reflux, cancer, obesity, pregnancy, food allergy and intolerance, and celiac disease. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by FAND healthcare providers include creating exclusion diet plans, advising patients on supplement use, creating specialized diet plans for diabetic patients, offering patient and parental nutrition education, prescribing some types of medication, and referring patients to other specialists as needed.

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