What is the difference between a health coach and a nutritionist?

The main difference is that nutritionists training focuses entirely on your diet, food and nutritional requirements. Nutritionists are qualified to prescribe specific diets, meal plans and supplements for specific ailments and conditions.

Whereas a Health coach are trained professionals that focus on a more holistic approach to health and wellness, with less prescribing and more guiding. Health coaches don’t just focus on diet and nutrition; they encompasses overall physical, emotional and mental health – going beyond diet to create a holistic, long-term solution to health concerns.

WHY USE A HEALTH COACH?

A health coach supports and guides clients in making better food and lifestyle choices to improve nutrition and health. A health coach can help you get back on track, whether you need to majorly overhaul your health habits, or just need need some assistance in reaching your next health goal.

WHAT DOES A HEALTH COACH DO?

A health coach is a supportive mentor that uses techniques from mental health coaching, life coaching, mentoring and educated knowledge. If you want to lose weight, get fitter or create a more balanced life, a health coach can help you achieve this.

The key focuses on health coaches are:

  • POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
  • GOAL-SETTING
  • HABIT CREATION AND REVERSAL
  • EDUCATION
  • MOTIVATION
  • ACCOUNTABILITY
  • CAN I BENEFIT FROM HEALTH COACHING?

Health coaching is most valuable for those who want to be in their best possible state to achieve their goals. If you have neglected your health and would like to Increase energy and reduce fatigue, or you’re relatively healthy but need some tips on setting goals and building sustainable habits, a health coach can help you on your journey to well-being.

READY TO MAKE A CHANGE?

If you struggle with overwhelm, lack of time, to busy, no time, no motivation or low motivation the It si time to stop wondering, “What can a health coach do for me?” and start taking control of your health. Find more energy to work toward your goals and create positive habits that put you in a better mental and physical.

Working with a coach is the most effective way to revitalise your health and set yourself on the path to achieving anything you put your mind to.

Lucy

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Lucy Round (The Detox Coach) is a qualified nutrition coach, detox & wellness coach and personal trainer and the founder of www.clowcleanse.co.uk and WeightLossForBusyMums (a group for busy mums to lose weight and boost their energy).