The benefits of a Dietitian

We have all heard about the fancy and the not-so fancy ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜€ that are trending and well-known celebrities are swearing by. We are constantly exposed to new diets in media such as liquid diets, low-carb, keto just to mention a few. It can be confusing to say the least but also lead to the unwanted effects of ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ and ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜ ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜€, if we are not familiar with our daily essentials. This is the forte of dietitians! Even though I have worked in healthcare for almost a decade I have recently learnt about the important role dietitians can play in many conditions such as chronic disease, those with food sensitivities and help patients with their wound healing postoperatively.


๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚:


  • ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜ ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜€/๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜ ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป

Loosing and gaining weight require meticulous planning and discussions about lifestyle, ideas and thoughts around self-image, history of weight changes and diets that have been attempted, eating habits etc. A consultation will also find out whether there are any eating disorders that might need specialised attention.

  • ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ

Diabetes mellitus and heart disease can be influenced by what you eat and having a healthy diet can help control these illnesses. Another important fact is that a healthier lifestyle can help prevent Diabetes mellitus from developing!

Other important chronic illnesses to mention are cancer, IBS, high blood pressure, kidney disease, IBD, celiac disease. It is essential to get help with what to eat so that you donโ€™t aggravate your disease as well as keep a healthy diet.

  • ๐—”๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€

People who have allergies will know how difficult it can be to figure out what you can and canโ€™t eat. Eating should be a pleasurable experience, and the dietitian can help you establishing a diet that you can will enjoy.

  • ๐—š๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜‚๐—ฝ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜

If you are considering to have a vegetarian or vegan diet, it is crucial to doing some research into what food you should eat instead to make sure that you have all the vitamins, proteins, minerals and trace elements so that you will not suffer malnourishment. They can help you with getting a well-rounded diet. Maybe youโ€™ll discover something new you havenโ€™t tried before!

  • ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต๐˜† ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜๐—ถ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ

Dietitians can also analyse and understand what relationship you have with food so as to ensure a healthy mindset.

  • ๐—ข๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ

If you are pregnant or thinking about pregnancy, if you have kids that are fussy eaters, if you have vitamin and mineral deficiencies or anaemiaโ€ฆ.and much more!