Nutrition And Diet

Nutrition means consuming nutrients to support growth, sustain life and protect health. A healthy diet is a key need for humans, and for that the body needs a varied combination of different nutrients. Eating carelessly just to satisfy hunger leads to an imbalanced and unhealthy diet. Complete omission or insufficient intake of some nutrients leads to deficiency of essential vitamins and minerals, exposing the person to various diseases or disorders, whereas overconsumption of certain nutrients may also cause obesity and visceral fat. It may be advisable to consult a dietitian for advice on a healthy and balanced diet, who may recommend a diet plan appropriate to your metabolism, health condition, sex and level of physical activity.

Who is a dietitian?

A “dietitian” is a person who has successfully completed a 4-year bachelor’s program in nutrition and dietetics. Dietitians analyze the effects of nutrients consumed by our body to develop a personalized dietary program to address specific medical needs.

A dietitian is a competent healthcare professional well-versed in nutrition and nutrients, who investigates medical conditions related with nutrition and nutrients, helps ensure economic, healthy and hygienic consumption of available sources of food while raising individual and public awareness of  related issues, developing dietary plans to support specific medicinal or surgical therapies, and providing training, monitoring and oversight on matters related with diet.

 

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services Offered by the Nutrition and Diet Department:

  • Developing Personalized Healthy Weight-Gain and Weight-Loss Plans
  • Dietary Management of Diabetes Mellitus and Insulin Resistance
  • Obesity Therapy
  • Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation
  • Dietary Management of Thyroid Disease
  • Child and Adolescent Diet
  • Dietary Management of Digestive System Disorders
  • Dietary Management of Liver, Gallbladder and Pancreas Disorders
  • Dietary Management of Heart Conditions
  • Dietary Management of Cancers
  • Dietary Management of Kidney Disease
  • Dietary Management of Skin Health and Disorders
  • Dietary Management of Nutrient Intolerance and Elimination Diet
  • Supportive dietary treatment in hospitalized and outpatient care.

Our nutrition and diet department offers diagnostic and therapeutic services in both inpatient and outpatient settings with a team of experienced physicians and dietitians.

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