Nourishing your body with a balanced diet can prevent diseases, increase your metabolism, improve your self-esteem and assist your body in functioning more efficiently. Choosing to work with a nutritional consultant will set you on the right track, giving you professional knowledge to help guide in your success towards your goals. Meal planning is a specific way to customize a plan that works for you, taking into consideration health history, dietary preferences, and personal schedule.  Arming yourself with the information and tools you need to make better choices will quicken your results and allow you to maintain momentum during the transition. Stress management and fitness recommendations are also important to ensure a complete transformation.