THP 007: Building A Successful Nutrition Consulting Business Through Referrals

It's sad, but practising outside of the conventional medicine model can land you in hot water. Even though patients really want this kind of care, not everyone is the system is happy about...

Brent Boswell is a Nutrition Consultant at the Modern Life Nutrition Clinic. He has built a brick & mortar clinic in Huntington Beach where he sees an average of 150 clients per week.

Brent gets excellent results helping people lose weight and keep it off, and in this episode, he explains that the weight gain is more often than not, a symptom of a more profound underlying imbalance and when this is corrected, the weight loss is a very welcome side effect.

In this episode, we also discuss Brent’s approach to building a busy practice within five years that was based purely on referrals.

  • Today's Guest

Brent Boswell

Listen in on this conversation with Brent where we talk about how he has built a solid nutrition consulting business exclusively through referrals.


Modern Live Nutrition

16511 Goldenwest Street, Suite 105

Huntington Beach, CA, 92647


562 810 5303



Brent Boswell

  • TOPICS Discussed

*You can click on a time to go to that section in the audio

1:30 – How Brent got started as a nutrition consulting business

10:00 – The importance of assessing the individual and crafting a nutrition plan that will work for the person and is a plan they can realistically follow

14:25 – The importance quick wins when working with clients

15:49 – Setting expectations for clients

17:45 – The challenges of making changes to nutrition and lifestyle

22:14 – The importance of stress management and sleep in weight loss

26:00 – Getting to the point where clients are no longer focusing on weight loss

29:25 – How to build a thriving nutrition consulting practice

30:40 – The beauty of a referral based business

33:00 – The key lesson Brent learned from his father who had a long career as a chiropractor

36:00 – The importance of implementing systems in your practice

40:10 – Using frameworks in your systems. Sam Carpenter’s book, Work The System

46:00 – Helping patients gradually and meeting them where they are at rather and trying to do too much too soon

49:40 – Brent’s mentors and influencers

54:30 – Personal strategies that Brent uses to stay healthy

57:25 – Inversion boots


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