What Does ROHP Stand For?
Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner (ROHP)™ is the designation given by IONC to a qualified healthcare professional that specializes in maintaining or restoring biochemistry and physiology in the body for optimum health and well-being. Orthomolecular Health Practitioners assess the unique dietary and nutritional requirements of an individual and utilize a full spectrum of customized naturotherapies including: diet and nutritional supplements, detoxification and drainage.
WHy Visit a ROHP?
By law, anyone may call themselves a nutritional counsellor, but only those who have thoroughly studied nutrition and have met the requirements of IONC are granted the ROHP designation. And by anyone I really mean anyone, including your 15 year old nephew who works at a fast-food restaurant.
- ROHPs are scientific evidence-based trained nutritional professionals who can educate you about diet, lifestyle, and detoxification for optimum health and energy.
- ROHPs can help you build a healthier diet incorporating the latest nutritional breakthroughs and personalized dietary supplement programs.
- ROHPs can design an individualized nutrition program that respects your unique biochemistry, food sensitivities and intolerances to help you build and maintain wellness.
- ROHPs consider environmental pollution, metal toxicity, micro-organism imbalances, and other factors that can contribute to your body’s total toxic load and perpetuates chronic disease.
- ROHPs support your body’s natural detoxification processes to help eliminate wastes and toxins that can damage cells, tissues, and organs.
- ROHPs can help you with lifestyle changes that incorporate the many benefits of regular exercise: better cardio and lung capacity, more energy, muscle tone, posture improvement, stress release, weight control, and mood enhancement.
- ROHPs are certified by the International Organization of Nutritional Consultants (IONC), which was founded in 1983. IONC was created to assist public awareness about making the best possible scientific based food choices for long-term health, and to regulate the standards of education for its nutritional professional members.