Clinical nutrition is the study of the relationship between food and a healthy body. More specifically, it is the science of nutrients and how they are digested, absorbed, transported, metabolized, stored, and eliminated by the body.
In a clinical nutrition appointment, a thorough history of you and your symptoms will be performed. A focused clinical nutrition examination as well as further lab chemistries may be ordered to gather more information about your physiology and health. With that information, you and the doctor will formulate a plan that may involve lifestyle changes, nutrition modifications, and nutrition supplements to alleviate your specific symptoms and improve your health and performance.