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Nutritional Services

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Barb Goshorn, RN, MSACN, has cared about nutrition her entire life. So much so that at age 47--already a registered nurse by that point--she went back to school to earn her Master's in Applied Clinical Nutrition. Now, with over 33 years of total experience, Barb brings her expertise and caring professionalism to her community, proudly serving as Rochester and Webster's only "nurse nutritionist." Barb provides a wide range of customized and comprehensive services that empower her patients to live in a more health-conscious, optimally expressed way.  She believes that healthy eating isn't just about reading labels, cooking your own food, and avoiding toxins (though these are all huge components!). As your Rochester and Webster nutritionist, Barb truly believes that healthy eating is a way of life.

Nutritional Services Offered By Our Webster & Rochester Nutritionist

Barb offers nutritional counseling to those interested in positive health promotion as well as those with food related illnesses. As a Webster & Rochester nutritionist, she specializes in:

Weight loss: The old standard model of "eat less, exercise more" is far too simplistic for helping people achieve a healthy weight loss. Maintaining a healthy weight requires that you focus on quality of food (including good sources of protein, fat, carbohydrates, and essential nutrients) as much as, if not more than, quantity of food.

Metabolic syndrome, PCOS, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes: Hundreds of Barb's patients are living life with diabetes and other insulin-related problems, which can have a severe impact on every major aspect of your health. Using simple and safe practices based in sound science, Barb can help you better manage your disease, control your blood sugar levels, and even prevent you from developing metabolic syndrome or diabetes if you're known to be "at risk." 

GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as heartburn, is an uncomfortable condition caused by stomach bile flowing into your food pipe and irritating the delicate lining. Instead of focusing on medications--many of which cause harmful and uncomfortable side effects of their own--Barb helps people find symptom relief by improving their food choices first. 

Leaky gut: The fancy term is "intestinal hyperpermeability" and is thought to be a type of autoimmune disease that causes certain substances to get into your bloodstream that normally shouldn't. Chronic stress, poor nutrition, and other factors can weaken the strength of your intestinal walls. Barb educates her patients on ways to improve their gut health and thus maximize their overall well-being. 

Inflammation: Virtually every major health problem is related in at least one way to inflammation, which is a huge stressor on the body. Barb helps her patients reverse disease and achieve total wellness by eliminating foods that are known to be pro-inflammatory. 

Detoxification: The food we eat, the products we use, and the environment we live in all can potentially expose us to toxins, chemicals, and other potentially harmful substances that can cause oxidation, inflammation, and other problems in our body. Barb focuses on balancing and improving the quality of your diet in order to support your liver and other important detoxifying organs so that your body is better at naturally cleansing itself of toxins. 

Nutrient depletion related to medications: Chronic use of many medications (prescribed or over-the-counter) can deplete your body of critical vitamins, minerals, and other essential elements that are vital to health. Barb can help you correct these deficiencies by focusing on the nutrient density and overall quality of your food. 

Body composition testing: It's not just about "weight" loss, per se. Building a better, healthier, more active body is really about "fat loss." Using simple and advanced technology, Barb can help you learn what your current body fat vs. lean body mass percentages, understand the difference between the two, and set and achieve goals to improve your overall composition--and body confidence.

Food allergies and sensitivities: If you know that you're allergic or highly sensitive to a certain food, Barb can help you find practical ways avoid the allergen without limiting your freedom in food choices.

No matter what your current health status is, Barb takes the all the time needed to help you develop a clear picture of your health goals. She uses a variety of techniques to help diagnose and detect any underlying health problems you may be dealing with. Then, relying on a thorough understanding of the science and psychology of healthy eating, Barb can create and implement a fully individualized treatment plan to get you on the road to success, while offering you caring guidance and helpful accountability along the way. 

Are You Looking For Help With Nutrition Improvement Or Weight Loss In Rochester? 

Don't just survive--thrive! Known as the area's only "nurse nutritionist," Rochester and Webster nutritionist Barb Goshorn helps thousands of people just live fulfilling lives through the implementation of healthy eating habits and nutrition counseling. Whether you're looking to begin a weight loss journey, relieve yourself of chronic aches and pains, or simply become a more optimized version of yourself, Barb can help. To schedule a consultation with Barb or to learn about our other health-promoting and natural services, including chiropractic care and acupuncture, call (585) 671-0934 today!

Be sure to ask about her current special: that's a comprehensive bioimpedence analysis and weight loss consultation for just $29. 

Location

Office Hours

Monday:

7:15 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:15 pm

Tuesday:

4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:15 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:15 pm

Thursday:

7:15 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-6:15 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  • "My Experience with Goshorn Wellness Center has been outstanding! I worked with Barb Goshorn and followed her advice for the Shape ReClaimed program. Not only did I lose weight, but I reduced my medications and my arthritis pain is minimal. I feel great!!"
    - G.P.
  • "HI! I'm writing on behalf of my husband Bob who I "dragged" to see Barb on the referral of a friend at work. My husband has been overweight for years with no continued success on diets. He started the shape reclaim program and has lost almost 100 pounds in 8 months - AMAZING!!!! He looks and feels so much better! He is currently off ALL medications! And the best part - he doesn't snore anymore! With Barb's help we learned how to grocery shop and read labels, how to cook and eat healthy. Barb is so enthusiastic and supportive. The entire office is very friendly and professional. Meet Barb and change your life!"
    - Dawn L.
  • "I can’t thank Barb enough for all her assistance in helping me achieve my goal weight!

    I never thought I would get back down to the 120”s! I had tried everything that was out there. I had a drawer full of useless weight loss products that probably sis me more harm that good, not to mention I spent a lot of money on them, all of which was a total waste!

    Not only is Barb a delight to talk to, I have learned so much from her as to how to eat, what to eat and when to eat. Even my husband lost 20 pounds just by following my new found healthy eating habits!

    Thank you Barb!!"
    - Susan N.