Sedentary lifestyle and nutrition mistakes can lead to the formation of chronic and risky diseases. In recent years the number of people is increasing who are suffering from weight problem and accordingly caught up in serious problems such as high blood pressure, cancer, diabetes, sleep apnea, high cholesterol, cardiovascular diseases. At the Nutrition and Diet department, special nutrition plans are prepared in order to change the eating habits of the patients. While all these services are given, persons age, health status, weight and most importantly the blood tests are taken as basis. People who acquire purposive nutritional habits can get rid of their health problems.
HEALTHY NUTRITION AND DIET TREATMENT AREAS
Healthy Nutrition (Weight Loss, Weight Loss and Maintain Weight);
In order for metabolism to function properly, healthy and balanced nutrition is needed. When it comes to healthy nutrition, the first thing that comes to mind is weight loss, but the concept of healthy nutrition is much more than the weight loss process. The body’s fuel is consumed foods. Oils, carbohydrates and proteins are also effective in metabolic processes. For this reason the required nutrients should be consumed at the optimum level. Persons who are undernourished, overweight, or want to maintain weight, can reduce the risk of getting sick by receiving support from healthy nutrition and diet department specialists.
Nutrition in Eating Behavior Disorders;
Anorexia Nervosa, Blumia Nervosa and Atypical Eating Disorders can cause people to eat too much or not feed at all. Causes such as, past traumas, emotional changes, social pressure, etc. can lead to eating behavior disorders. While Nutrition and Diet Department Specialists are providing nutrition advice to people, they also take support from Psychiatrists. It should not be forgotten that eating disorders may affect people’s weight but also manifest themselves as a reflection of important psychological problems.
Nutrition in Diabetes;
Nutrition programs for diabetic patients should be designed to control the proportion of sugar in the blood. For under control the disease; special nutrition programs should be followed and nutrition and dietary counseling should be taken.
Nutrition in Cardiovascular Diseases;
There is a strong connection between cardiovascular disease and lifestyle. Exercising and healthy nutrition can prevent cardiovascular diseases. For those people who have these diseases, balanced nutrition is a factor of more significant. For this reason, people with cardiovascular diseases must adhere to the nutritional programs specially prepared for them.
Nutrition in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding;
During pregnancy and breastfeeding women should be careful to their nutrition. Uncontrolled nutrition, especially during pregnancy, can endanger the health of both the mother and the baby. The necessary food should be consumed in the right amount for the development of baby. At breastfeeding period, nutriments should be given priority which are supporting the development of the baby and also improving the health of the mother. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should receive counseling and support from nutrition and dietary specialists.