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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Could Health Coaching Be for You?

Could Health Coaching Be for You?

There has been a new and growing movement in how people are looking at caring for their health. Many are turning to health coaches to manage their health and nutritional needs.

Most people who go into the health coaching profession are already personally invested in their own health and nutrition. Many are currently in related wellness fields such as personal trainers, massage therapists, yoga instructors, nurses, and even doctors.

Many doctors are endorsing health coaching as a valuable career, which has added to its fast growth and acceptance.

More people are delving into the health coaching profession because there is such an important need. With our aging population, there is an increase in serious chronic health conditions, as well as major health issues related to sedentary lifestyles and obesity.

People are seeking out health coaches as a healthcare alternative. Unlike most doctors who spend 15 minutes per patient, health coaches spend as much time as needed to help their clients address their personal health and wellness issues and customize strategies to overcome them.

The fact is…most people know they need to make healthier lifestyle changes, yet they have no idea how to go about it.

A health coach supports their clients by honing in on the health, lifestyle diet and nutritional information that is relevant to them as individuals. By providing customized step-by-step tools, accountability and unwavering support, a healthy coach ultimately helps their clients to help themselves create permanent changes for their health and well-being.

So why should people hire you as their FDN health coach?

Because your FDN training helps you to understand the mental, emotional, physical, bio-chemical, behavioral and lifestyle factors that are required to improve your client’s overall health and well-being.

That is why Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) practitioners are the most successful health coaches in health and wellness.

And that’s it for this week’s Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Vlog of the Week.

Isn’t it time you help your clients on a deeper level?

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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Health Coaches Help Doctors

Health Coaches Help Doctors

In a primary care practice, a Health Coach transforms the patient experience and the clinical outcomes.

A strong collaboration between a skilled physician and a well-trained Health Coach supports lasting behavior change and has a profound impact on patients’ health and wellbeing.

Here is how health coaches help doctors facilitate change in Primary Care.

Health Coaches provide ongoing day-to-day support and guidance for which most physicians have neither the time nor the training.

Health Coaches use motivational strategies, behavior change theory, and communication techniques to help patients create long-term behavior changes leading to better health.

Health Coaches provide insight and intelligence on how to adapt and implement dietary and exercise plans for people struggling with specific disorders.

Health Coaches give feed back to the physician as patients make diet and lifestyle changes, while incorporating input and further guidance from the physician.

Ultimately, Health Coaches free up physicians to do what they do best, while closing care gaps, and providing continuing contact with patients as they progress towards healthier lifestyles.

Of course with training as a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner, you will have the skills and tools that separate you from other practitioners. This is why FDN health coaches never run out of potential clients, making them the most successful in the world of health and wellness.

And that’s it for this week’s Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Vlog of the Week.

Isn’t it time you help your clients on a deeper level?

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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Reasons Why People Need You as Their Health Coach

Reasons Why People Need You as Their Health Coach

The health of Americans steadily declines despite the amount of money spent on health care, high-technology medicine, and educational efforts.

Diabetes and obesity rates are sky-rocketing among adults and children, and unless people start taking responsibility for their own health and nutrition, this pattern will continue.

A FDN health coach has the comprehensive training and skills to guide their clients in accomplishing healthy lifestyle goals by making better choices that will improve their health once and for all.

Here are some of the top reasons why people need an FDN health coach now:

1. Failure in keeping their New Year’s resolution to lose weight or get healthy.

80 percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions break them. FDN health coaches support their clients in making small daily changes that build up to a lifetime of good health.

2. Do not understand the cause of their weight gain
Over the years those extra few pounds continue to add up, yet there has been very little change in eating habits.

A FDN health coach helps their clients identify the cause and customize solutions for the easiest changes to make today, that will make the biggest long-term health impact.

3. Wanting a diet for fast weight loss.
Strict diets don’t work! A FDN health coach teaches their clients how to make healthy decisions one meal at a time.

4. Stressed out with family and work responsibilities. 
Most people today suffer from some level of stress or anxiety.

A FDN health coach helps teach their clients about the relationship between stress and chronic disease, how to reset priorities, and how to get the stress under control.

5. Nothing seems to work for their chronic health issues. 
Many chronic health issues such as blood sugar-related, high cholesterol, blood pressure, inflammation or arthritis can be improved though lifestyle changes including diet and nutrition.

A FDN health coach training allows them to understand the mental, emotional, physical, bio-chemical, behavioral and lifestyle factors that are required to improve their client’s overall health and well-being.

Of course, with training as a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner, you will have the skills and tools that separate you from other practitioners. This is why FDN health coaches never run out of potential clients, making them the most successful in the world of health and wellness.

And that’s it for this week’s Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Vlog of the Week.

Isn’t it time you help your clients on a deeper level?

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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Do You Need a Degree to Become a Health Coach?

Do You Need a Degree to Become a Health Coach?

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Do You Need a Degree to Become a Health Coach?http://www.functionaldiagnosticnutrition.com

In this video, functional health coach expert Reed Davis, creator of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition®, discusses:

Do You Need a Degree to Become a Health Coach?

Health & fitness is a promising and growing field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this field is projected to grow 21% between the years 2012 and 2022.

With the mission to reduce healthcare cost through preventative care, people are seeking assistance from Health Coaches to attain personal health and wellness goals.

If you are personally invested in your own health and wellness and want to share your knowledge and excitement with others, becoming a Health Coach is the right fit for you. Now you must learn the trade.

Do you need a degree and/or certification to become a Health Coach?

A college degree is not needed to become Health Coach.

Of course, there is no equivalent to the superior training and skills of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioners, making them the most desired and successful health coaches in the world of health and wellness.

And that’s it for this week’s Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Vlog of the Week.

Isn’t it time you help your clients on a deeper level?

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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Health Coach and Client Relationship

Health Coach and Client Relationship

A health coach client relationship is uniquely different from that of a doctor patient relationship.

In our current healthcare system, doctors do not have the time to really get to know their patients.

As a health coach, your relationship with your client is a partnership. By getting to know your client you can better customize wellness and lifestyle recommendations that fit their unique preferences and lifestyle.

Health coaches offer genuine support and accountability because they are personally invested in their client’s success. As a health coach, you check in regularly with your clients, inspiring them and being there for them when they need you.

Health coaches receive just as many benefits from their health coach/client relationship.

With each client, a health coach is presented with unique challenges that push them to explore, research, problem-solve and guide them towards greater knowledge and fulfillment.

As a health coach, you are able to experience the incredible privilege of being the catalyst that fuels a happy and healthy transformation in others.

Of course with training as a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner, you will have the skills and tools that separate you from other practitioners. This is why FDN health coaches never run out of potential clients, making them the most successful in the world of health and wellness.

Isn’t it time you help your clients on a deeper level?

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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | How Can A Nurse Become A Health Coach - Vimeo

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | How Can A Nurse Become A Health Coach Care

How Can a Nurse Become a Health Coach

Nursing is a tiring and not always appreciated job. The current healthcare system is making it nearly impossible for nurses to effectively support the numerous patients seen on a daily basis.

More than ever, trained and skilled nurses are looking for a way to assist patients without pushing medications. And one of the best ways to aid patients with positive lifestyle behavior changes is by becoming a nurse health coach.

What is a nurse health coach?

A nurse who is a health coach is an ally, with one thing in common, helping to facilitate healthy lifestyle behavior changes.

A nurse makes a great health coach due to their nursing background, education, and training.

Nurse health coaches bridge the gaps in the healthcare system.

A nurse health coach supports patients and clients by:

  • Helping clarify their health and lifestyle goals
  • Negotiating a plan of action
  • Providing emotional support
  • Acting as an accountability partner
  • Celebrating the success of desired outcomes

    What better way to become empowered in the profession you love, help patients and clients achieve their health and happiness goals, while enjoying a sense of autonomy than by becoming a nurse health coach.

    Of course, there is no equivalent to the superior training and skills of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioners. FDN training sets you apart from all other health and wellness coaches by helping you to understand the mental/emotional, physiological, bio-chemical and behavioral factors required to improve your client’s overall health and well-being.

    That’s why Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) practitioners are the most successful health coaches in health and wellness today.

    Isn’t it time you help your clients on a deeper level?

    The post Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | How Can A Nurse Become A Health Coach? appeared first on Functional Diagnostic Nutrition.

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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | How To Health Coach By Prioritizing Self Care - Vimeo

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | How to Health Coach by Prioritizing Self Care

As a health coach, it is essential to practice what you teach. A key facet of this is prioritizing your own self-care. Self-care is all about taking care of your personal needs, health and well-being.

Running your own health coaching business, can be stressful and stress can lead to some unhealthy habits.

Here are some simple effective tips on how to health coach by prioritizing self-care.

  • Do Not Over-Commit:
    Allow plenty of time in your schedule for all aspects of running your business, including your client preparation and sessions, marketing, bookkeeping and all the other important behind-the-scenes jobs you need to manage.

    It is important to set realistic goals for yourself and your business and to keep reassessing these goals as your business grows and develops.

  • Schedule “Me” Time:
    The most important aspect of “me” time is to make sure you feel recharged and refreshed afterwards.
  • Get Enough Sleep:
    Adequate sleep allows for hormonal balance, optimal immune functioning, optimal neurological performance and growth and repair of muscles.
  • Eat Well:
    This may seem like a ‘No Brainer’ piece of advice for a health coach; however, eating well is a major aspect of self-care.

    Eating well is critical to achieving hormonal homeostasis and optimal health and vitality.

As a health and wellness advocate, your clients and community look to you for health advice. So it is imperative for you to prioritize your own self-care.

Of course with training as a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner, you will have the skills and tools that separate you from other practitioners. This is why FDN health coaches never run out of potential clients, making them the most successful in the world of health and wellness.
And that’s it for this week’s Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Vlog of the Week.

Isn’t it time you help your clients on a deeper level?

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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | How Health Coaches Help To Inspire Real Long Term Change - Vimeo

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | How Health Coaches Help to Inspire Real Long-Term Change

A lot of important decisions concerning health and wellness are affected by hyperbolic discounting.

Hyperbolic discounting is when people unconsciously lean towards smaller, immediate rewards rather than larger rewards that may come later .

Health Coaches understand this idea and it is one of the reasons why long-term lifestyle change is so challenging.

Health Coaches know that when it comes to health behaviors, many people prioritize immediate gratification even though their choices do them no good in the long-term.

Here are some ways Health Coaches influence their clients to prioritize longer-term benefits and longer-term pay-offs.

Health Coaches help clients become aware of their biases so they may overcome them and stick with their long-term health goals.

Health Coaches assess needs, create a mutually agreed upon plan and provide encouragement and motivation.

As trusted and accessible healthcare professionals, Health Coaches provide regular accountability or reinforcement of long-term, quality of life choices.

Even with the trust and frequency unique to Health Coaching relationships, it is only by addressing the real problems that clients can take the appropriate steps to overcome them.

And there is no equivalent to the superior training and skills of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioners. FDN training sets you apart from all other health and wellness coaches by helping you to identify the real physiological, bio-chemical and behavioral problems that will allow clients to improve overall health and well-being.

That is why Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) practitioners are the most successful health coaches in health and wellness today.

And that’s it for this week’s Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Vlog of the Week.

Isn’t it time you help your clients on a deeper level?

The post Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | How Health Coaches Help to Inspire Real Long-Term Change appeared first on Functional Diagnostic Nutrition.

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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | How to Start a Health Coaching Business - Vimeo

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition | How to Start A Health Coaching Business

Are you afraid to leave the stability of your current job and take the plunge into a new career as a health coach? Well, it doesn’t have to be all or nothing when it comes to health coaching!

Here are some helpful tips in building a part-time health coaching practice.

Share: Tell your family, friends, colleagues, local groups and social media what you are doing! Get the word out!

Start slow: Starting with just one or two clients will help you learn, build, and progress at a pace that works best for you.

Set clear goals: Set attainable goals to help build your confidence and keep you on track. As your practice grows, you can adjust your goals accordingly.

Get organized: Being well organized equals more efficiency, which makes your business run smoothly. Some simple organization tips include:

  • Set aside time for client calls and questions
  • Make sure your filing system is well labeled for each client and contains all relevant documents including client agreements, health history forms, lab test results and session notes.
  • Create informational packets to use with clients and new potential clients.

With time, practice and organization, your health coaching business will soon be running effortlessly, whether it is part-time or full-time.

Of course with training as a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner, you will have the skills and tools that separate you from other practitioners. This is why FDN health coaches never run out of potential clients, making them the most successful in the world of health and wellness.

And that’s it for this week’s Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Vlog of the Week.

Isn’t it time you help your clients on a deeper level?

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How a Health Coach Can Help Corporations - Vimeo

How a Health Coach Can Help Corporations Reach Their Goals As Employers

Chronic diseases and related lifestyle risk factors are the leading drivers of health care costs for employers and employees.

Productivity losses linked to employees who miss work cost employers $225.8 billion, or approximately $1,700 per employee, annually.

Having a wellness program initiative like health coaching in the workplace can mean lower direct costs, such as insurance premiums and workers’ compensation claims.

If employees are well-taken care, they are more productive, less stressed, and happier workers.

Employees need someone to explain and assist them with understanding health information and give them tools to make healthier and lasting changes to their lifestyles.

Health coaches engage employees and meet them where they are so they are more successful at making healthy behavior changes. 

Increase Productivity: If your employees are well taken care of, they are happier and more productive.

Health coaches help employees understand where they are in life, get them ‘unstuck’ and create a plan of action by providing them with the tools to stay motivated. 

Decrease Stress: Stress plays a major role in one’s life and is one of the nation’s leading health problems.

Health coaches work with employees to identify their stressors and create action plans to manage their stress.

Promote Healthy Behaviors: Long working hours, sedentary lifestyle, and low self-esteem are some of the many reasons employees turn to unhealthy behaviors.

Health coaches can help quickly identify unhealthy behaviors, prioritize, and focus on one at a time.

The workplace, where employees spend much of their day, is a perfect place to put healthy behavior changes into action.

By taking care of employees through health coaching programs, corporations are ensuring not only a healthy culture, but a more productive and successful company and workplace.

Of course with training as a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner, you will have the skills and tools that separate you from other practitioners. This is why FDN health coaches never run out of potential clients, making them the most successful in the world of health and wellness.

And that’s it for this week’s Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Vlog of the Week.

Isn’t it time you help your clients on a deeper level?

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