A Short History
Aaron Lambert is a 1995 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and a recent graduate of NY Chiropractic College's Masters of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition program. After a health scare at age 30, he started to explore the role of nutrition in building excellent health. This interest lead him to become certified as a Nutritional Educator through the National Institute of Whole Health. In addition, he completed the most advanced level of training for Nutrition Response Testing (NRT). During his time learning NRT, Aaron studied under the developer of NRT, Dr. Freddie Ulan. Aaron worked with his sister, Tara, at the Nutritional Wellness Center in Ithaca as the Client Advocate. After 5 years, a wonderful opportunity presented itself and he opened the Whole Health Nutrition Center in Endicott in November of 2012.
Questions I am Frequently Asked
1) Do you ever eat wheat, sugar or pasteurized dairy?
Yes, but....... for over a year I had to completely remove these foods from my diet in order to have any chance to really improve my health. Now that I've been truly working on my health for over 6 years I do have an occasional piece of cake or bread made of wheat. Even now, though, I will feel my sinuses clog up or my eyes get puffy if I eat anything that contains refined sugar, wheat or pasteurized dairy. This is my body's way of reminding me that it prefers whole foods over processed foods. My guess is that whole foods currently make up about 95% of my diet.
2) Do I have to be perfect with my diet?
The answer to this question is "Yes" if you want to reach your health goals. You may have to give up some of the foods that you like and crave if they are the ones negatively affecting your health. This time period may be 3-6 months or sometimes longer. Once you've achieved at least 75% of your health goals we can talk about the foods you've given up to improve your health. You came to me for results and that is what I intend to help you achieve. It is important to know that if you begin to stray too far from a whole foods diet there is a good chance your old symptoms will return. Everybody has a different threshold and some people may not be able to stray very far or at all. My advice to you is to eat the foods that feed your organs and tissues as often as possible to stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible.
3) Will I be able to sustain my new way of eating?
The answer to this question is also "Yes". You will learn how to create nutrient dense meals and how to shop for the best foods for your body. Your taste buds will change over time as the current ones die off and new ones appear. These new taste buds will know only the taste of healthy foods. This is important to understand as many of the foods you currently crave or find tasty will no longer taste good to you in the future, helping you to maintain your healthy way of eating. This helps with question number 2 above because you simply will not really want many of the problematic foods you once ate.