Developing a Full Wellness Program for Your Clients

by Reed Davis |  Date Released : 24 Feb 2011

What happens when diet and exercise are not enough? Have you ever had the experience of developing the right program for your client he/she insists they are eating well, but they feel run down and results if they come at all come slowly? What clients may require in this situation is not a fitness program but a complete wellness program.

Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist Reed Davis explains how to get to the root cause of the problem, when to refer and what options are available to fitness professionals who have a passion for wellness.

  • The link between nutrition and physical activity
  • Can’t do anything without fueling properly
  • Fueling each cell
  • Functional diagnostic nutrition defined
  • Identifying the right client
  • Getting to the root cause
  • What diet and exercise isn’t working
  • Blaming the client
  • Going deeper
  • What to look for?
    • Hidden stress
    • Sensitivity to food and environmental contaminants
    • Poor digestion
    • Hormonal imbalance
    • Immune function
    • Detoxification
  • Acting as a private health investigator and looking for markers
  • Proper liver function
  • Indicators for referral
  • Treating the symptoms not the cause
  • The bigger umbrella of wellness
  • The benefits of learning functional diagnostic nutrition

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Reed Davis

About the author: Reed Davis

Reed Davis is a Certified Metabolic Typing Advisor and Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist. Reed did his undergraduate studies at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He continued his education in California, completing the Environmental Law program with honors at the University of San Diego. Reed has received advanced training in Nutritional Therapy, and maintains professional memberships in the Weston A. Price Foundation, the International Foundation for Nutrition and Health and the American College of Physical Medicine. Reed is also a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and member of the International Fitness Professionals Association.

Reed has been the Clinical Nutritionist and Case Manager at the Better Health & Wellness Center in Poway, CA for over 11 years. He is also is a Clinical Advisor to BioHealth Diagnostics Laboratory where he helps doctors all over the country with their patient’s lab interpretations, and now teaches a course in functional medicine. Reed founded the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Course, which has grown to serve professionals in over 20 countries.

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