Shiva Mohtashami, MD

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The Benefits of Nutrition and Coaching

How nutritional counseling and coaching from your doctor in Morgan Hills, CA, can help you feel your best

Proper nutrition is important to ensure the proper growth and function of your body and your body systems. Many people in this country and around the world don’t get proper nutrition to maintain their overall health. Your doctor can help you get the nutrition you need.

Dr. Shiva Mohtashami in Morgan Hills, CA, offers a wide range of medical services including nutritional counseling and coaching, to help you feel your best.

Dr. Mohtashami offers nutritional counseling and coaching appointments of 30 minutes each. The personalized appointments are designed to improve nutrition and overall health. They can also help provide nutritional management to improve chronic diseases including obesity, heart disease, osteoporosis, and others.

To book a nutrition and coaching appointment with Dr. Mohtashami, please click here.

Poor diet is a direct contributor to premature deaths in the United States, causing an average of 678,000 deaths every year, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

So, what does a healthy diet look like? According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, you need a diet high in:

  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Nuts and beans
  • Whole grains
  • Low-fat dairy products

You should also avoid:

  • Red meats
  • Products with white flour
  • Products with a high salt content
  • Products with a high sugar content

Superfoods high in nutrients and vitamins are also an important part of your diet. You should try to include:

  • Sweet potatoes, which are high in carotenoids and fiber
  • Mangoes, which are high in potassium and vitamins A and C
  • Greek yogurt, which is high in protein and calcium
  • Broccoli, which is high in folate, carotenoids, and vitamins C and K
  • Wild Salmon, which is high in omega-3 fatty acids
  • Oatmeal, which is high in fiber
  • Beans, which are high in iron, folate, and protein
  • Watermelon, which is high in potassium, and vitamins A and C
  • Squash, which is high in fiber and vitamins A and C
  • Leafy greens, which are high in iron, fiber, and calcium

Proper diet plays a huge role in helping you look and feel your best. To learn more about how nutritional counseling and coaching can help you, talk with an expert. Call Dr. Shiva Mohtashami in Morgan Hills, CA, at (408) 659-7300. Call today!