Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition and dietetics is a branch of science that examines the nutrients necessary for a healthy life and the functions of nutrients in the human body.
Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition and dietetics is a branch of science that examines the nutrients necessary for a healthy life and the functions of nutrients in the human body.

What is Nutrition & Dietetics?

Nutrition and dietetics is a science related to healthy and balanced nutrition. Nutrition and dietetics knowledge and practices are used to meet people's nutritional needs across the lifespan and to help them maintain a healthy lifestyle. Nutrition and dietetics investigates the effects of nutrition on human health. By examining the nutrients the body needs and the functions of nutrients in the body, it determines how healthy nutrition can be provided. Nutrition and dietetics offers a variety of programs and services for the promotion and implementation of healthy eating. These programs and services include individual nutrition counselling, nutrition education, community nutrition services and research.

Which Diseases Does Nutrition & Dietetics Treat?

Nutrition & Dietetics promotes healthy eating in general and helps individuals to meet their nutritional needs. This area can also be important for the management or treatment of a range of health conditions and diseases.Nutrition & Dietetics may focus on the management of the following diseases:

Metabolic Diseases: Metabolic disorders, such as diabetes, may require nutrition and dietetic intervention.

Cardiovascular Diseases: Nutrition is also an important factor for conditions such as hypertension, heart disease and high cholesterol.

Obesity: Obesity treatment and weight management can be supported by nutrition and dietetics professionals.

Gastrointestinal Diseases: Conditions related to intestinal health such as celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn's disease.

 

 

Which Diseases Does Nutrition & Dietetics Treat?
  • Cancer: During cancer treatment, dietetic intervention may be required for nutritional support, weight maintenance or prevention of weight loss.
  • Eating Disorders: Nutrition and dietetics specialists can play an important role in the treatment of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
  • Pediatric Diseases: Conditions related to development, growth and special nutritional needs in children.
  • Rheumatic Diseases: Management of inflammatory rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

Professionals working in the field of Nutrition & Dietetics at Liv Hospital are waiting for you to improve your quality of life with their diagnosis and medical treatment.