Nutrition & Dietetics
Nutrition is an integral part of medical care. It focuses on the impact of foods and nutrients on health and disease management. Nutrition therapy entails nutrient prescription, which includes an oral diet, dietary supplement, enteral and parenteral nutrition for the caring of hospitalized and home patients. Shifa Nutrition and Dietetics Clinic practice new and improved diets and delivery techniques to administer nutrients both safely and effectively to the patients based on the latest research available in the field of nutrition globally.
The approach of providing dedicated care to patients regarding nutritional management is complete and involves the goal of setting a road map to guide the patient towards a desirable nutritional status and a healthier lifestyle.
Shifa Nutrition Clinic provides comprehensive nutrition counseling by qualified dieticians in adult and pediatric nutrition to improve patients’ nutritional health and quality of life.
Shifa Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
Every nutritional plan is tailor-made for each patient, depending on the patient’s lifestyle, eating habits and medical history. State of art computer assessment tools are employed in order to precisely determine the fat, lean body mass and water contents of the patient body, and the patient’s unique basal metabolic rate by the Body Composition Analyzer. This can help to determine the goal of the tailored nutritional plan for the patient. Special nutrition programs include hyperlipidemia, diabetes, eating disorders and hypertension treatment.
Extended treatment program service is available as a continuation of the above-mentioned treatments if the patient’s condition warrants it.
For weight management, the patients receive potent behavior modification training and cognitive restructuring in order to remove the underlying causes of excess weight. The department also provides a supervised, patient-specific healthy diet and exercise plan which is designed to achieve permanent weight management.
- Individual nutrition counseling
- Medical Weight Loss
- Dietary Guidelines (Patients with high cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, etc.)
- Medical Nutrition Therapy
- Sports Nutrition
Dr. Rezzan Khan
Ph. D. FOOD & NUTRITION (USA)