# Top Dietician & nutritionist in Gurgaon | W Pratiksha Hospital | Gurgaon-56
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Nutrition & Dietetics

           Top Dietitian & Nutritionist in Gurgaon

Nutrition
Overview

Nutrition is a key element in both health promotions and treatment of several diseases. Dietetics is the application of nutritional knowledge particularly tailored to individual needs. Dieticians translate this information into practical dietary advice for disease treatment & management of chronic diseases like diabetes and the prevention of nutrition related problems. Dietetics is about good eating practices which acts as a preventive and curative means and aids in a healthier life. The Nutriton & Dietetics department in W Pratiksha Hospital looks after inpatients & outpatients.

 

How will I know if I need to see a Dietician?

People seek guidance for many reasons. Some individuals are concerned with wellness and disease prevention issues such as learning to eat healthier to decrease the risk of heart disease, cancer, or other chronic diseases. Others, including weekend athletes, would like to learn more about sports nutrition, infant/toddler feeding, or better ways to eat to fight obesity or the aging process.

Services

Inpatient services offered

 

  • Provide one-on-one consultations to patients regarding specialized nutritional needs
  • Patients are met and assessed for nutritional status by the dietician on a daily basis.
  • Understand the problem in detail and provide special diets to patients and counsel their families
  • Monitor meals to ensure proper nutrition for a patient’s age and condition
  • Follow up with patients after their  discharge  for ongoing advice and support

 

Our Specialties

 

  • Diabetes
  • Weight management
  • Weight management – post bariatric surgery
  • Pediatric diets
  • Diets in pregnancy
  • Cardiac disorders
  • Neurological disorders
  • Liver diseases
  • Kidney disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disturbances
  • Diets for oncology patients

 

Programmes offered

 

Weight loss programmes

Healthy eating is all about feeling great, having more energy, improving your health and stabilizing mood. Weight loss follows as a side effect. Diet plans are designed according to the individual’s lifestyle, these include

  • Weekly session with dietician
  • Daily food log analysis (through mail, diary or whatsapp)
  • 10% discount on diagnostic
  • 20% discount on consultation
  • Body composition analysis pre and post package

 

Dietary management in diabetes

A daily meal plan is an important part of your diabetes management along with physical activity, blood sugar (glucose) checks and medications.
There is no ideal meal plan that works for everyone with diabetes. Individual diet is planned according to therapeutic needs and lifestyle. It includes:

  • Weekly session with dietician
  • Daily food log and sugar charting analysis
  • Body composition analysis
  • Diabetic recipes ideas and more

 

Antenatal programme

Eating well is especially important now. Your body uses the nutrients and energy provided by the food you both eat to ensure a healthy baby and to keep your body strong. This Programme includes

  • Diet modification trimester wise
  • Detailed diet menu in 1st, 2nd & 3rd trimester
  • Special diet in gestational diabetes, Hypertension etc.
  • Diet for lactation & post natal weight loss

 

Gestational Diabetes – Healthy eating for a healthier pregnancy

 

Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar (glucose) that starts during pregnancy. Eating a balanced, healthy diet can help you manage gestational diabetes. The diet recommendations that follow are for women with gestational diabetes who do NOT take insulin.

 

Goals of diabetes management:

  • Provide a nutritionally sound meal
  • Attain and maintain blood glucose levels in the normal range as far as possible
  • To attain and maintain desirable weight
  • To maintain healthy levels of blood fat i.e.cholestrol and triglycerides
  • To reduce their risk of gestational diabetes in future pregnancies and the risk of getting type
  • 2 diabetes later in life.

 

Healthy eating:

  • 60% of the calories should come from carbohydrates
  • 15%-20% from protein
  • 15% -20% from fats
  • Food should be distributed equally throughout the day
  • Choose foods from all food groups in all major meals
  • Choose foods high in fiber as it slows digestion and gives a feeling of satiety
  • Total fat and saturated fat should be limited, some amount of fat is essential for important
  • body functions and it also helps slow gastric emptying.
  • Whole grains should be chosen over refined cereals like sooji, sago, white bread, maida
  • Whole dals have a very low GI index and should be included daily

 

For the detailed diet chart specially designed to meet your daily nutritional requirement see a dietician

 

Nutritional guidelines in menopause

 

Eat right, exercise, get adequate sleep, and learn to relax — you will find you have more energy to enjoy your life. Major problems related to menopause are-:
Hot flushes-.Avoid stimulants such as coffee, alcohol and chocolate and spicy foods, especially at night
Tiredness-Avoid snacking on sugary foods – all too often a sharp rise in your blood glucose level may be followed by a sharp dip which leaves you feeling tired and drained. Choose fresh fruit with a few nuts instead.
Weight gain-Watch the amount of fat in your diet and cut back on sugar.Eat complex carbohydrates, such as whole wheat brown grains, wholemeal pasta, bread, as they will help balance blood sugar levels and keep you feeling fuller for longer.
Depression and irritability

  • Ensure you eat enough protein foods which contain the amino acid tryptophan. Tryptophan helps manufacture the neurotransmitter serotonin. Serotonin helps moods and may help control sleep and appetite which can make you feel better in yourself
  • Eat breakfast and do not miss meals to balance your blood sugar.
    Osteoporosis-
  • Women going through the menopause should increase their intake of food sources of calcium, magnesium and vitamins D and K to maintain the integrity of the skeleton.
  • High amounts of phosphorous – found in red meat, processed foods and fizzy drinks – should also be avoided. Too much phosphorous in the diet accelerates the loss of minerals
  • Opt for more alkaline foods – vegetables, fruits, seeds, nuts and yogurt – to help prevent calcium reserves being leached from bones.
  • Eat foods high in magnesium and boron. These are minerals which are important for the replacement of bone and thus help to reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

For Detailed Diet chart please See our Dietician

 

Nutrition During pregnancy and lactation

 

Good nutrition is essential to ensure that a mother’s body can give baby the nourishment she or he requires to develop and grow . Mainly ,balanced diet is to be followed – lots of fruits, vegetables grains and proteins.
There is increased requirement of

  • Folic acid (Green leafy vegetables, legumes, nuts are good source)
  • Iron (Green leafy vegetables, dry fruits, legumes, roasted Bengal gram eggs, meat fish, and poultry are sources of iron)
  • Calcium and Vitamin D (Milk, curd ,paneer, nuts ,green leafy vegetables, whole pulses, and Grains especially ragi)

The special nutritional care to be taken during pregnancy&lactation are-

  • Calories during pregnancy are increased by 300and lactation by 500+but requirement of other minerals and vitamins are increased considerably
  • Eat small and frequent meals
  • Increase the protein intake.
  • Have 2-3 fruits daily. Include colored and citrus fruits like oranges, banana, mango, plums etc.
  • Include green leafy and all coloured vegetables in your diet.4-5 servings of vegetables to be taken
  • Drink 10-12 glasses of water
  • Avoid Raw and unprocessed food ,alcohol ,caffeine in your diet

For Detailed Diet chart please See our Dietician

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