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Dietetics and Nutrition

Dietetics

Synopsis

As we entered the 21st century, the importance of good nutrition has only magnified over the years, increasing everyone’s consciousness and awareness about the benefits of eating healthy. Determining the right nutritional choices for you can be made easier with a Registered Dietitian, offering you up-to-date nutrition information personalized for your body and health requirements. Our experts recommend individuals to follow a healthy diet, maintain an ideal body weight, and regular exercise to help prevent the onset or progression of disease. Dietitians are therefore experts in diet and nutrition. They give practical advice on how to make alterations to a diet to meet health needs, also known as diet counselling.
A dietitian or nutrition expert is a medical practitioner whose expertise lies in the human diet and in the regulation of nutrition. A dietitian may alter / devise a plan for their patients to help speed up the recovery process or cure a particular condition / abnormality that he / she might be suffering from. Dietitians are professionals who have the necessary expertise to diagnose, assess, and cure problems related to nutrition.

Department

Overview

The Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics department at Aster Hospitals plays a key role in improving the nutritional health and well-being of patients so as to optimize their clinical management. A dietitian provides care when special dietary considerations are needed due to illness, injury or surgery. Diet is an important & integral part of curative & preventive healthcare management. The department is actively involved as an integral part of the patient care services of the hospital. Special therapeutic diets are planned according to the patient’s clinical conditions. We provide crucial support to all specialities by assessing, monitoring and optimizing the nutritional status of patients, including those who require enteral and parenteral feeding.

Services

A certified dietician (or dietitian) is an expert in dietetics; that is, human nutrition and the regulation of diet. A dietitian alters their patient’s nutrition based on their medical condition and individual needs. Dietitians are regulated healthcare professionals licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat all kinds of nutritional problems.

Areas covered

  • Weight management: weight loss or weight gain
  • Diabetes Management
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Digestive disorders: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohn's disease
  • Kidney Disease and kidney stone
  • Food intolerance and allergies
  • high blood pressure
  • healthy eating for a healthy lifestyle
  • Pregnancy and Lactation
  • Childhood and adolescence

Why choose Aster Hospitals?

With industry-leading medical infrastructure, a vision that fosters patient-first approach, reliance on expertise, and a highly-skilled team of committed healthcare professionals, Aster Hospitals has been providing quality healthcare in 9 countries and counting. At Aster Hospitals, our doctors know the importance of accurate disease detection, and hence, they bring together the best of technology and expertise to the table to be able to provide patients with a truthful and totally dependable healthcare journey that they deserve.
Aster Hospitals’ state-of-the-art, cutting-edge diagnostics and treatment aims to attend to each patient like they’re the only one, and hence, provides solutions tailored to their needs. Aster Hospitals’ commitment to a healthier, happier world lives and breathes in the services they provide and in the way they provide it. The dietary department at Aster Hospitals consists of a pool of highly-skilled and trained practitioners capable of end-to-end disease consultation and care.
A regular treatment plan may include a range of tests, however the practitioner may even examine different organ systems inside the body, use some valuable insights from research and then treat the patient accordingly. Absolute nutrition counselling will also be provided. A name rooted in trust and world-class healthcare services, Aster Hospitals aims to treat each patient with equal care and attention. Offering a wide range of healthcare services, Aster Hospitals boasts a diverse team of highly-skilled healthcare professionals and medical infrastructure.