The 13th Edition of the International Coaching News Magazine published the first article of DNANUTRICOACH® explaining how nutrigenetic predisposition and coaching collaborate to provide personalized solutions in the framework of health coaching. The International Coaching News Magazine is the number 1 magazine for life, business, and wellness coaching led by Noble Manhattan. That is the world´s longest established Professional Life and Executive Coach training company, registered in 1993.
Dr. Valentini Konstantinidou and Charalampos Petras co-authored this article defining how nutrigenetics and coaching integrate and begin their own journey promoting an interdisciplinary, science-based practice for a fundamental purpose: prevention.
A nutrigenetic-focused coaching-practice goes beyond health recommendations for the general public and incorporates the personalized, nutrigenetic profile as the starting point. This practice requires a deep and thorough knowledge of biomedicine mechanisms and health behaviors such as, but not limited to, unhealthy eating and dieting together with solid coaching skills. It forms a multidisciplinary field of action with a decision-making protocol and goal-setting procedures to follow.
Prevention is a process of change and the goal of coaching is to trigger, personalize and facilitate this process of lifestyle change. Coaching based on nutrigenetic predisposition lies above health coaching and common dietary recommendations. It aims at combining our genotypic and phenotypic information and accompanies each person to perform related-to-health lifestyle changes that will reveal its optimum self.
Read the original article here.
By Dr. Valentini Konstantinidou, RDN, MSc, PhD.