A Better Nutrition Menu: Trace Nutrients


Recommend trace nutrient intake to your clients using the Better Nutrition Trace Nutrients Menu – here’s how! Sometimes just a little of something can make a big difference. This is so true of getting enough of key trace minerals such as Iodine, Zinc, Chromium and Copper. The body uses these for hormone health, glowing skin, radiant hair, immune health and so much more. Check out the Better Nutrition Trace Nutrients Menu to help your client get enough of all of them, deliciously, more often.

Using The Shop of Better Nutrition Assessment Tools, you have made better, personalized, total nutrition recommendations for your client, including inviting your client to incorporate the Better Nutrition Trace Nutrients Menu. Get permission to share the results of the assessments with the other members of your client’s healthcare team. Did you know that you can seamlessly use these tools with your Practice Better, Healthie and other EHR accounts? For an example, Learn how to Practice Better Nutrition in this post.


How should my client use the Better Nutrition Trace Nutrients Menu?

If you have determined that your client could benefit from intake of more trace nutrients, incorporate the Better Nutrition Trace Nutrients Menu into your client’s regimen. Invite your client to follow the Better Nutrition Trace Nutrients Menu exactly as it is written, or use it as a guide. Review your client’s progress with him/her to see how much each better nutrition pit stop delivers for each of the trace nutrients.

How much of each of the trace nutrients does the Better Nutrition Trace Nutrients Menu provide?

We based the quantity of trace nutrients on current guidelines for adults. Within the menu, you will see totals for each day, for each of the nutrients. For recipes that make more than one serving, we did the math for you so the “total” number is for one serving.

What about supplements of trace nutrients – should I recommend them?

Your client’s total nutrition needs to be better, so that includes food, beverages and supplements. Supplements can be an easy and effective way to meet daily total nutrition needs. Visit the Better Nutrition Supplement Store to see our approved choices.