of a Dietitian
the word having a lot of misconcepts causes a jittery feeling
in some individuals as it makes them imagine of starvation
and hunger tremors. Yet to the others, especially obese persons,
it makes them enthusiastic as they feel they would reduce
their weight within days and slim down.
These individuals go to the
dietician with a lot of false expectations.
is always better to visit a dietician after clearing your
doubts and going with a balanced mind.
Role of Dietician
Role of Dietician
Food as all know
plays an important role in our lives. It brings to your mind
the most delicious mouth watering recepies. You are at times
confused as to the food you are eating is enough for your
body in comparison to the activities you perform: is it less?
Are you overeating?
As you know every individuals need for different nutrients
like calories, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals is different
and varies with age, sex, activity level, environmental factors,
BMR, etc. Here comes the role of a dietician in health, as
this person has knowledge of food and makes you aware of what
and how much you should eat taking into consideration your
likes and dislikes, so that you would eat a nutritious diet
to lead a healthy life.
This diet will fulfill the requirement to all the nutrients
needed by the body for proper functioning. This is what is
a "Balanced Diet"
they would guide you to.
Role of Dietician in DISEASE
There are 3 major types of diseases.
1 - Disease caused by nutrient deficiency like anaemia,
vitamin A deficiency giving rise to night blindness etc. where
Diet plays an all important role as giving food with nutrient
deficient in concentrated form can cure the disease.
2 - These include Diabetes and Coronary heart disease.
Diet can control the disease and not cure it. It helps to
check progress of disease and hence prevent complications.
Without diet these diseases can become uncontrollable. But
medical treatment is a must for these disease conditions.
3 - Infectious disease like Malaria, T.B., Typhoid
where diet plays a lesser degree of role. In all these diseases
dietician guides you what food to eat and what food should
be totally avoided to recover fast from the disease.
"A DIETICIAN IN LIFE; MAKES YOU HEALTHY WEALTHY AND