NUTRITIONAL THERAPY.

Nutritional Therapy is a science that examines the relationship between the food that we eat and how our bodies function in response. You may be looking to get to the root of a persistent symptom, understand a food intolerance, lose weight or improve your general health. Whatever your reason, Dominique Ludwig, our Chichester based Nutritional Therapist, will give your her expertise and advice and provide you with a tailored programme to suit your needs and goals.

Dominique has a passion for healthy eating and nutrition that spans over 25 years and believes that good nutrition lies at the heart of good health. She does not have faith in fads or diet foods, instead she believes in using real food. Her intention is to demonstrate the links between your symptoms and the foods that you eat. Dominique offers Nutritional Therapy consultations which are bespoke to the individual. She is a coach for the well-renowned Metabolic BalanceⓇ Health and Weight management programme and offers a wide range of in-house functional testing including DNA analysis, thyroid function, food intolerances, digestive function & adrenal stress levels.

“I approached Dominique because I felt tired, bloated and generally unwell. She put me on a lifestyle eating plan & I have genuinely never felt better. I stick to it because it works. I feel well & can easily keep my weight down. It was the best money I ever spent!”
Anna, aged 44, from Chichester
If you’re looking to live a healthier life, or to tackle the symptoms of food intolerance, Nutritional Therapist, Dominique, at our Chichester clinic, can help. Get in touch with us today on 01243 696 630 or email reception@theboxgrove.com.

Bite-size Consultation

60 minutes / £92

These are stand-alone consultations focusing on specific concerns which you can layer as necessary. If you have a specific problem, do ask if a Bite-size consultation is available for you. Menopause Bite-size, Weight Loss Bite-size, Teenage Bite-size, Cardio Bite-size, & Food Intolerance Bite-size

Initial Consultation

90 minutes / £175

During your consultation you will be asked about your goals, health concerns, medical history, symptoms, food habits, lifestyle and any medications you are taking. You will be given a personal nutrition programme specific to your particular needs. You will also receive handouts, a report and recipes to help you with your programme. If appropriate, you may be offered a supplement programme to support the efficacy of the programme.

Follow-up Appointment

45 minutes / £87.50

This is a chance to assess your progress, make amendments to your diet or supplement programme and help you move onto the next stage of your programme. It is usual to have 1-2 follow-up appointments.

Metabolic Balance Nutrition Programme

12 weeks (7 appointments) / £850

Metabolic Balance Ⓡ is a unique nutrition and lifestyle programme that encourages successful and long term weight loss, effortless weight management and an abundance of other health benefits. The structured part of the programme lasts around 3 months, however the positive life and dietary changes are designed to be followed for life. Metabolic Balance Ⓡ can be extremely helpful for anyone who wants to optimise their health, but is especially beneficial for any of the following conditions: Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, digestive or skin problems, allergies, joint pain, migraines and many other health conditions.

Supplement Review

30 minutes / £50

This is an opportunity to look at your existing or new supplements. This appointment will ensure that you are only taking the supplements you really need, in the correct dose and in the right formulation. Your nutritional supplements will be checked for contraindications with current medications and you will receive a new supplement programme tailored to your individual requirements. It is not possible to give dietary advice or complex health issues at this appointment. For comprehensive advice please book a full 90 minute appointment.

DNA Analysis

90 minutes / £450

This is an overall health check which takes a closer look at 9 main areas of our overall health and metabolism. This particular test looks at the following areas: Cardiovascular health, Vitamin B metabolism (Methylation), Detoxification, Inflammation, Oxidative stress, Insulin sensitivity, Bone health, Food responsiveness, (caffeine, lactose, salt sensitivity) and Iron metabolism. You will receive a full report with diet and health advice based on your genetic make-up.

DNA Diet Professional

90 minutes / £360

By helping you understand your unique genetic profile, DNAFit Diet provides unparalleled insight and knowledge to help you make the correct nutrition and diet choices. This test offers the following information: Optimal diet (Mediterranean, low-fat, low carbohydrate etc); Carbohydrate and saturated fat sensitivity; Personal vitamin and micronutrient requirements; Salt, caffeine, gluten and alcohol sensitivity; and Lactose intolerance.

DNA Diet and Fitness PRO

90 minutes / £490

Fitness premium has all the benefits of the Diet professional test but adds in your own personal sports genetics. It is designed for anyone wanting to take their sport to the next level. A closer look at injury risk and recovery speed can offer vital information about how to train smarter with less chance of injury. This test also looks at: power vs endurance, aerobic potential – VO2 Max, recovery speed, and personalised post-exercise nutrition programme and injury and inflammation risk. You will receive a full report with diet advice.

Food Intolerance Testing

£275

This test is normally done as an add-on to your consultation as careful planning is required to balance the diet. Price excludes consultation and the cost of any supplements. Your blood will be tested against 150 common foods and sent for analysis to Lorisian Laboratories. This test looks at IgG Antibodies which are made by the body in response to some foods.

Dominique also offers a wide range of functional laboratory tests such as stool testing, stress tests, DUTCH hormone testing, thyroid panels and autoimmune Cyrex testing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Nutritional Therapy is the application of nutrition science to promote optimal health, peak performance and the management of many health conditions. Nutritional Therapy uses evidence based research, current and cutting edge, to provide the best care for each client.
Nutritional Therapy is helpful for those with both acute or chronic health conditions, as well as supporting those wishing to enhance their general health and well-being. Nutritional Therapy can help with the management of many different health conditions including menopausal symptoms, autoimmune conditions, Type 2 diabetes, stress management, food intolerances and poor digestive function.
Prior to your appointment you will be asked to fill in a health and diet questionnaire. Your 90 minute appointment will include a full discussion about your health and symptoms and together with our Nutritionist, Dominique, you will create a nutritional programme. Any questions you may have will be fully explained during the consultation and you will receive a written report to clarify the key points. You will also be given instructive handouts, recipes, a supplement programme and a 7-day eating plan.
Directions to The Boxgrove and a map can be found here. Parking is available to all of our patients. We kindly ask all those coming for a scheduled class to park in the Boxgrove Village Hall car park.
If you have any other questions please email us at reception@theboxgrove.com or call us on 01243 696 630.