Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Working with a functional nutrition coach can be one of the most rewarding things that you can do for your health.

View the most frequently asked questions about my practice to help you to gain a better understanding of how I can help you to re-engage with life.

Your time is now to start to fix your health issues and have you feeling like you did in your 20’s and 30’s by having the right information to allow you to thrive.

Ready for a collaborative approach to help you go deeper into your health concerns?

Then book your discovery call below to learn how we can work together to kick your chronic inflammation to the curb.

Functional nutrition coaching is a holistic, science-based approach to health that addresses the root causes of imbalances or dysfunction in the body.

Instead of treating symptoms with a Band-Aid approach, functional nutrition coaches work to address the underlying factors that may be contributing to their clients’ health concerns.

This may include things like nutrient deficiencies or gut imbalances.

Functional nutrition coaches use a variety of tools and techniques to help their clients feel better and achieve optimal health.

This includes teaching and coaching clients about the right dietary and lifestyle changes along with sleep and stress management strategies.

A functional nutrition coach can help you identify and address the imbalances in your body before they become more serious health issues.

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Facilitates healthy, sustainable behavior change by challenging you to:

  • Identify your values
  • Develop your self-mastery skills
  • Transform your goals into results

The ultimate goal of a Functional Nutrition Coach is to improve your quality of life through developing healthy habits and effective changes.

  • Diagnose, treat, or cure disease
  • Write prescriptions
  • Guarantee success
  • Give you a magic pill for instant results

  • You suffer with chronic symptoms that won’t go away.
  • You gain weight but can’t seem to lose it.
  • You can’t shake off your fatigue.
  • You can’t sustain healthy eating for more than a few days.
  • You can’t sustain a fitness program for more than a few weeks.
  • You realize you simply can’t keep going on the way you are now.
  • You realize if you could do it all by yourself, you should have done it by now.

Re-Root’s Functional Nutrition Coaching approach is centered on teaching you how to improve your knowledge around the following to help quell your chronic inflammation:

  • Nutrition
  • Hydration
  • Exercise/Movement
  • Reduce Stress
  • Improve Sleep
  • Mindfulness Tactics
  • Community/Purpose

When all of these are functioning and running their best, you can THRIVE.

If you have been dealing with any of the following health issues that have been preventing you from feeling your best and living a high-quality life, you are probably dealing with Chronic Inflammation:

  • Cognition: Brain Fog, Mood Swings & Memory Loss
  • Digestion: Bloating, Gas, Constipation, Abdominal Pain & Irregular Bowel Movements
  • Metabolism: Low Energy, Weight Gain, Imbalanced Blood Sugar, Hair Loss & Poor Sleep
  • Pain: Headaches, Back, Muscles & Joints
  • Performance: Low Libido, Hormonal Changes & Flushing
  • Skin: Rashes, Hives & Itchy Red Skin

Re-Root will give you specific insight and knowledge into how your body and mind work and what it needs in order to improve your health and fitness.

Our goal is to collaboratively allow you to:

  • Improve your self-confidence
  • Become more motivated
  • Have increased energy
  • Be more productive
  • Have less stress
  • Have less fatigue
  • Sleep better
  • Eat guilt-free
  • Keep weight off
  • Reduce illness
  • Lessen disease symptoms
  • Reduce doctor’s visits

People who have been suffering with any of the following symtoms of chronic inflammation, that they or other healthcare providers have not been able to allow resolve preventing you from enjoying life:

  • Cognition (Brain Fog, Mood Swings & Memory Loss)
  • Digestion (Bloating, Gas, Constipation & Irregular Bowel Movements)
  • Metabolic (Low Energy, Weight Gain, Imbalanced Blood Sugar & Poor Sleep)
  • Pain (Head, Muscles & Joints)
  • Performance (Low libido & hormonal changes)

Re-Root’s goal is to provide you with the necessary information to allow you to thrive:

  • 1:1 coaching sessions
  • Work session to session
  • Purchase 3 month master functional nutrition & lifestyle coaching program

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  • More cost-effective than hiring a nutritionist and personal trainer separately.
  • Dietitians can talk about food but not exercise.
  • Personal trainers specialize in exercise but not nutrition.
  • Medical professionals typically don’t teach you how to implement a diet & exercise program

  • It takes at least three months, if not longer, to make long-lasting habit changes permanent.
  • Rember that you didn’t gain weight or start to feel bad overnight.
  • It’s a journey, not a sprint to allow you to improve your health.

Not at this time, but you may be able to use your health spending account (HSA).

Re-Root is owned by Joseph Bershad, a certified functional nutrition coach & culinarian based out of Baltimore, Maryland seeing clients in person and virtually over Zoom

You can email Joseph at or feel free to call me at 267.879.9010 and I’d are happy to answer any of your questions for you!

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