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Naturopathic Nutrition is steeped in the belief that food is our medicine. Nutritional Therapy is the application of the latest research in nutritional science for the promotion of health. It looks at the underlying cause of disease, addressing the whole person, not just the isolated symptoms.

Naturopathic Nutritionist, Tara Zuluaga Dorgan spends time with her patients going through medical history, lifestyle factors, environmental considerations and food choices that can influence long-term health. She may also use traditional diagnostic tools and laboratory testing to identify potential nutritional imbalances or causative triggers to the individual’s health concerns.

Tara engages in a working relationship with her clients to create a personalized and achievable nutrition plan that will support their unique expression of health. Nutritional therapy is recognized as a complementary medicine and is relevant for individuals with chronic conditions, as well as those looking for support to enhance their health and wellbeing.

Tara’s Services Include:


1-1 Nutritional Consultations
Online Skype Consultations
Food Intolerance Testing
Vitamin D testing
Functional Testing
Phlebotomy services (for practitioners)
Nutrition Talks
1-1 cooking lessons
Cookery Classes

Laboratory Services

Diagnostic testing/laboratory testing may be suggested to gather more information and better understand the client’s unique state of health. These tests can often help identify underlying causes of one’s condition, specifically in cases where  the symptoms have become chronic and it has been difficult to find a solution. Laboratory test can also help identify imbalances and nutritional deficiencies helping tailor the client’s nutrition plan to their precise needs. Some of the laboratory services offered are listed below. This list will be in constant flux, Root Health will always try to provide the most up to date and accurate tests for your health care needs.

Food intolerance, Gluten Sensitivity, Cross reactivity screens, Coeliac Disease, Homocysteine Levels, Cardiac risk profiles, Cholesterol partical density and size, Comprehensive Stool Analysis and Parasitology Tests, Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), Candida Albicans, Helicobacter Pylori, Adrenal Stress Index, Thyroid Function, Hormone Panels, Intestinal Permeability, Organic Acids Test, Vitamin D, MTHFR, Genetic Testing, And more…