Nutrition Counseling

George M Halow, MD, PA -  - Gastroenterologist

George M Halow, MD, PA

Gastroenterologist & Nutrition Specialist located in El Paso, TX

Struggling with weight loss, chronic health conditions, and digestive issues can make daily life difficult and stressful. To get help with your nutrition and find personalized care for obesity, diabetes, and irritable bowel syndrome, visit George M. Halow, MD, PA, in El Paso, Texas. Dr. Halow has decades of experience providing supportive nutrition counseling and education to improve your health. Schedule a visit with Dr. Halow today by calling the office or booking online.

Nutrition Counseling Q & A

What is nutrition counseling?

Nutrition counseling involves meeting with Dr. Halow to discuss your nutritional issues and health concerns and together coming up with a plan to help you reach your goals. Dr. Halow has decades of experience providing quality nutritional guidance with a personalized touch so you can lose weight, reduce the severity of a chronic disease like diabetes, and decrease digestive issues associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

These counseling sessions last between 30-60 minutes and can be repeated weekly or as often as needed to make progress toward improving your health through nutrition.

How can nutrition counseling help with obesity?

Dr. Halow uses nutrition counseling to understand your relationship with food along with your eating and exercise habits.

Dr. Halow also offers:

  • Weight-loss programs
  • Manageable nutrition changes to lose weight
  • Safe exercise suggestions
  • Support and resources for the emotional aspects of weight loss
  • Medical testing for diabetes, hormones, and thyroid issues that may make weight loss difficult

Dr. Halow provides education so you can learn about healthy eating, including what and how much to eat, how to prepare food, and how to choose healthy options when eating out.

How can nutrition counseling help with diabetes?

Nutrition counseling can help you better regulate your blood sugar and hunger levels when you have diabetes. Dr. Halow teaches you which foods to eat, how much to eat, and how often to eat to manage your cravings without causing blood sugar spikes or other complications related to diabetes.

Dr. Halow can also help you to:

  • Lose weight
  • Improve your energy levels
  • Decrease your need for prescription insulin, when appropriate

Personalized nutrition counseling can make managing diabetes easier and safer.

How can nutrition counseling help with IBS?

Dr. Halow offers extensive nutrition treatment approaches to address the symptoms of IBS and help you feel more comfortable. Some suggestions he may recommend include:

  • Increasing dietary fiber intake
  • Removing gluten from your diet
  • Following a low-FODMAP diet
  • Increasing your daily water intake

Nutrition counseling can complement other approaches you’re using, such as stress management or medications, to improve your IBS symptoms.

To find out how nutrition counseling can help you, call Dr. Halow’s office or schedule a visit online now.

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