David a software engineer from Facebook located in Palo Alto, CA in Santa Clara County googled nutritionists in Palo Alto, CA and found LindaRD, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist listed under the Healthprofs Directory in Palo Alto, CA. This directory linked him to my website http://www.Linda-RD.com.
David age 41, from Palo Alto, CA was told by his primary care physician in Palo Alto, CA that he needed to be put on high blood pressure medication. He gave him a chance for one month to get the pressure under control. David realized that he was unable to get his blood pressure under control and with frustration starting looking for help with a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist near Palo Alto, CA.
I am so glad that I had the opportunity to work with David from Palo Alto, CA and after working with him for a few weeks he was seeing numbers that he could not believe. David did not realize that all the wonderful food prepared by the culinary team at Facebook in Palo Alto, CAin Santa Clara County was laden with salt.
In my initial session with David from Palo Alto, CA I educated him on how to read the food labels for sodium,fiberprotein and fat. He had no idea that even a slice of bread, or cereals could have so much sodium. He was drinking very little water per day and did not understand that water is a natural diuretic and can help him get rid of the excess salt he was eating. He knew that he needed to start an exercise program and lose 15 pounds which would bring his blood pressure down. I know from past employees at Facebook in Palo Alto, CA in Santa Clara County that they help reimbursement for gyms. I encouraged David to sign up for a local gym in Palo Alto, CA as soon as possible.
I have been very successful by telling my busy clients that they should enjoy the gourmet offerings at their company, but need to keep the opposite meals such as breakfast and dinner salt-free. Breakfast can easily be oatmeal topped with brown sugar and raisans, Shredded wheat or Kashi Go-lean cereals or even eggs cooked with veggies and pepper. For dinner the choices are baked potatoes, whole wheat pasta or couscousquinoa, brown rice and veggies and meat that is cooked with salt-free spices such as lemon pepper, garlic, wine, lemon juice, salt-free chicken bouillon or fresh herbs.
I told David that at lunch at Facebook in Palo Alto, CA in Santa Clara County that he should order double veggies and more protein and lesscarbs. We went thru the many offerings at Facebook in Palo Alto, CA in Santa Clara County to make David more comfortable with his food options. In addition, together we looked at the various restaurant websites to help him select the best entrees when he is having
dinner out with his family in Palo Alto, CA.
I am glad to inform you that David’s insurance company through Facebook in Palo Alto, CA in Santa Clara County is covering my services.
I am continuing to counsel David thru e-mail and phone with the goal to get his blood pressure under control and not
having to use medication.