✦ Nutrition and Dietetics
During the treatment process, our patients are given the service of healthy eating education and briefing. The purpose is to determine the existing nutrition problems impairing the quality of life, change the dietary habits of the patient, increase the quality of life and decrease health problems. In our hospital, personalized nutrition programs are prepared by Nutrition and Dietetics Unit by means of body composition analyzers.
✦ Adequate and well balanced nutrition is very important for increasing the quality of life.
In case of carrying on poor dietary habits, mainly diabetes, hypertension and obesity disorders will be observed. Scientific research has indicated that positive changes made in diets have been significantly effective in the treatment and prevention of diseases affecting physical and mental health in a negative way.
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes mellitus, simply diabetes, is a chronic disease observed with elevated levels of glucose (blood sugar) in the blood circulatory system.
What is Hypertension?
Hypertension is the state of high blood pressure generally developing due to genetic predisposition and excessive salt consumption.
What is Obesity?
Today, obesity ranks among the most important health problems of developed and developing countries. Obesity is generally the body weight going above the desired level as compared to body height, as a result of excessive increase in the ratio of body fat mass to fat-free mass.
What are the causes of obesity?
In addition to unbalanced, irregular and mono diet habits, lack of physical activity plays a great role in the occurrence of obesity.
The effect of genetic, hormonal and metabolic factors on obesity is enormous. Moreover, psychological state of the person can support the development of obesity as well.
Besides these, wrong diets, smoking and alcohol consumption can also lead to obesity