Nutrition and Dietetics
Personalized eating programs are planned based on weekly follow-up using a device that performs detailed body analysis and the quality of life is boosted by restoring optimal body weight at Nutrition and Dietetics Outpatient Clinic. Along with the nutritional support for pregnancy and lactation periods, age-based nutritional therapy is employed in cooperation with all relevant branches. The outpatient clinic also carries out a multidisciplinary work jointly with the obesity surgery unit and postoperative nutrition programs are planned and body weights of the patients are measured on regular basis.
Adequate intake of each of the nutrients the body needs for growth, renewal and functioning, and their correct use in the body is called sufficient and balanced nutrition. Inadequate and unbalanced nutrition is one of the most important factors contributing to the onset of disease. Meal frequency, quantity and variety of nutrients are important for maintaining and improving health. For the body to function properly and to ensure mental performance, the consumption of macro- and micronutrients must be carried out in accordance with the correct nutritional plan. ISU Hospital Liv Bahcesehir, with its highly qualified doctors, provides individual-specific nutrition support in collaboration with all departments of the hospital, taking into account the age, dietary habits and genetic predisposition of the patients.
By following dietary guidelines before conception, during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, you can achieve controlled weight gain during pregnancy and achieve your ideal weight while breastfeeding. To ensure that overweight and obese children do not face health problems in adulthood, you can contribute to preventing childhood obesity through nutrition education and address nutritional deficiencies, thereby supporting the growth and development of children while contributing to the protection from diseases. You can seek advice to prevent psychological or physiological distress in your children due to the problem of being overweight or underweight often encountered in adolescence. You can get help from us in solving the problem of obesity in adulthood, which not only brings physical discomfort, but generally affects your health; consult on weight loss issues, for psychological eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, overeating and orthorexia nervosa, take advise with nutritional deficiencies that occur with age, to maintain energy balance by calculating energy received and expended.
Obesity, a disease that the World Health Organization describes as “an abnormal or excessive accumulation of fat in adipose tissue that can impair health,” and this condition must be treated. Our outpatient clinic, which conducts interdisciplinary bariatric surgery approach, creates nutritional programs for patients before and after surgery and provides weight monitoring. In case of chronic or acute diseases, therapeutic dietary procedures developed by us, supporting the treatment process, shorten the course of the disease and improve the quality of life.
Nutrition programs for our inpatients, specific to each of the patients and diseases, are developed by our nutritionists and followed up with doctors' visits and during which the necessary adjustments are made. After being discharged from the hospital, our nutritionists pass on the necessary nutritional protocols to the patients or their attendants.
At the Nutrition and Dietetics Clinic, with the help of a detailed body analysis and weekly monitoring and control, individual nutrition programs are created, the patient's quality of life is improved, and the maintenance of the ideal weight is ensured. We are with on the road to health.