Nutrition and Diet

Nutrition and Diet

Small changes in your diet can make significant differences in your health…

Heart diseases, some types of cancer, diabetes, stroke and osteoporosis are the major reasons of death and disabilities worldwide. Preventing and decreasing frequencies of these problems depend on healthy diet. Sufficient and balanced nutrition decreases risks of overweight, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes and resultant diseases.

At our department;

  • Obesity treatment and personalized diet program,
  • Disease-specific nutrition plans (diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, celiac etc.),
  • Weight gain programs for patients complaining of lean body,
  • Nutrition plans specific for gastrointestinal disorders,
  • Nutrition plans specific for children in growth and development period,
  • Nutrition plans specific for pregnant women and lactating mothers,
  • Personalized nutrition programs for athletes are prepared.

Technical Equipment

Medical and physical methods include body analysis (water, fat-free mass, fat mass distribution of body) with bioelectrical impedance method (Tanita MC-180), and measurement of waist-hip ratio and height. The route followed by foods from mouth to body cells and removal of waste is evaluated. A specific program that fits eating habits and movement activity of the person is employed under supervision of dietician.  Due to versatility of nutrition and its effect on every part of body, treatment requires coordination with many disciplines such as internal medicine, endocrinology, psychiatrics, gynecology, and cardiology.