This is therapeutic approach to treating medical conditions and their associated symptoms via the use of specifically tailor made diet devised and monitored by a registered dietician.
Medical Nutrition Therapy includes:
In urban Scenario where healthy lifestyle is becoming a challenge to follow, lifestyle management for wellness and prevention health has become essential. Individual does not remember to understand till he falls sick and visits a medical practitioner. To understand ones health better and prevention and wellness needs to be a primary focus on health. This is upcoming and fast catching with awareness of preventive medicine in masses.
A Nutrition expert helps to lead physically as well as mentally healthier lifestyles. Incorporating healthy choices and changes to incorporate in their daily life style . Wellness Consultant advices on healthier lifestyle choices in various areas including exercise, nutrition and right things to do at right time.
This will help prevent escalating medical costs due to illness.
Time And Health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.
- Denis Waitely.
The health and wellbeing of the individuals working within a company are key to the company’s success. Specialist coaching and advice on general nutrition, medical nutrition, lifestyle and fitness provides one of the most palpable and tangible, yet successful, method available to enable to reach their full potential and ultimately increase company’s productivity. Nutritional guidance is now viewed as an essential requirement for work force health.
Few areas where the nutrition guidance helps to the employees can be listed out as follows:
Immunity: Good nutrition stimulates the immune system and can reduce both the regular absenteeism due to health reasons and increased productivity for the company.
Fatigue: Over eating or eating after a long gap, may result in fatigue and thus reduce the activeness in work. Promotion and integration of positive nutrition and lifestyle change will energise the workforce.
Obesity: Overweight, High blood pressure, and dyslipedimia (irregular lipid profile values) have significant and detrimental effect on the health of the employees. They are all independent risk factors leading to illness in the long run.
Diabetes: Overweight, Stress, Lack of sleep does incorporate high incidence of this disease.
Cardiac disease: The risk factor and prognosis of coronary heart disease can be manipulated through nutritional and lifestyle change.
OBJECTIVE OF THE CORPORATE NUTRITION PROGRAM:
The overall aim of this program can be understood under following sub-headings:
To maximize the health potential of the individuals. This will be done through a range of evidence based, practical and interactive healthy lifestyle education and training. This aims to bring about sustainable change and provide equal access to healthy lifestyle options for all the people.
The corporate nutrition solutions fundamental belief is that through healthy lifestyle education all individuals are empowered to live a healthy and a happy life. Worksites that take responsibility for their employee’s health are able to be more productive through reduced accidents and absenteeism.
Small changes have a big impact. Small changes on a daily basis will lead to achieving large goals.
Chronic diseases such as diabetes, coronary heart disease and obesity can be prevented by adopting healthy lifestyle. Targeted Nutrition Education:
Through education, individuals with risk factors for poor health can make lifestyle changes that improve their health and productivity.
The practice will be based on evidence based on nutrition and nutrition knowledge.
Healthy children are healthy adults of tomorrow. Healthy eating patterns in childhood and adolescence promote optimal childhood health, growth and intellectual development, prevent immediate health problems like iron deficiency anaemia, obesity, eating disorder, and dental caries as well as long term health problems, such as coronary heart disease, metabolic disorders etc.
In today’s world there is a dichotomy as far child nutrition is concerned. On one hand we encounter the malnutrition and on the other side urban society is struggled with child obesity. Both these are detrimental for the generations to come. In today’s urban society nuclear families, working parents, lonely children (single child), affluent families, performance pressure / peer pressure / high expectations are all contributing factors in one way or the other.
This would include a comprehensive analysis of the School Kitchen, nutritional analysis of the menu served to the children, nutritional need assessment of every child, conduct nutritional awareness program to the parents, children, and school staff. This program summarizes strategies most likely to be effective in promoting healthy eating among school-age youths and provides nutrition education guidelines for a comprehensive school health program.
Every child is unique and hence their nutritional needs. Our approach is to understand the need and devise the intervention accordingly.
Improving health and preventing disease through tailored diet and lifestyle prescriptions.
Relation of Gene type with Health:
For optimal health, you need to match your particular genotype with the most gene-supportive environment (GSE) you can create. You do that through what you eat, how you exercise and how you response to stress, which is largely determined by how you think.
We are unique individuals in every way, even when it comes to our personal daily dietary requirements. Knowing this, food can be used as nutritional medicine if we eat appropriate foods in the correct amounts. One diet does not fit all.
Adopt the lifestyle habits and nutritional practices best suited to our individual needs The key is to know which form of the gene you carry, so that you can make diet and lifestyle choices to best reduce your health risks.A personalised plan for your genotype – your gene-supportive environment – will guide you in choosing the optimal: