The Certified Clinical Nutritionist assesses a person's nutritional needs to achieve normal physiological function incorporating anthropomorphic measurements, physical signs, laboratory tests, and nutrition/lifestyle analysis to determine an educational nutrition program.
A Certified Clinical Nutritionist must have an comprehensive understanding of nutrition biochemistry, enabling them to competently assess and evaluate signs of nutritional deficiency or imbalance, through the use of or disuse of specific foods, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, or other food substances as necessary to maintain optimal health.
The Clinical Nutrition Certification Board (CNCB) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt certification agency that provides professional training, examination and certification for health care organizations, specialty credentialing programs and state license/certification examinations.
The Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN) Examination establishes reputable standards of excellence. Creation of a quality examination, based on a validated scope of practice, which appropriately represents the field of clinical nutrition. Candidate access to the broad scope of clinical nutrition training and A mechanism for re-certification every five years, recognizing continued competency in the field.
Why Consult a Clinical Nutritionist?
Most clinical nutritionists utilize homeopathic, herbal and whole food vitamin sources rather than medication in the treatment of non-emergency disease conditions. Very often a medical referral is
provided to integrate specific medical modalities of analysis and medical consultation for both an allopathic
and homeopathic view-point.
Your First Visit
The purpose of the initial first visit with your Clinical Nutritionist is to collect current and past health history - to review lifestyle and diet that may contribute to current condition and health concerns.
This is performed following a brief 15-minute courtesy health consultation to decide if your case will be accepted.
Report of Testing
Following your first visit, the clinical will discuss your initial health analysis report & recommended speciality lab testing
that may be necessary for a complete diagnosis and treatment.