Specialty which evaluates and searches for the most adequate diet for each individual, either the latter is ill or not.
It is particularly important in the following situations:
» Gastrointestinal disorders (constipation, chronic diarrhoea, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel diseases).
» Changes in eating behaviour (anorexia and bulimia)
» Cardiovascular diseases
» Excess weight and obesity (effective and healthy weight loss)
» Child obesity
» Varicose veins and bone and joint diseases (pre-surgery weight loss and post-surgery weight maintenance).
» Gastrointestinal disorders (chronic constipation, chronic diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, gastritis, gastro esophageal reflux)
» Changes in eating behaviour (anorexia, bulimia…)
» Cardiovascular diseases (hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia ..)
» Chronic Renal Failure
» Oncology (improvement of nutritional status, tolerance to therapy and its side effects, and reduction of inflammatory processes, thus aiding patients in recovering, and helping to prevent recurrences).
» Pregnancy (preventing and controlling gestational diabetes, excessive weight gain, nutritional deficiencies …)
» Low weight and malnutrition
» Menopause (preventing weight gain, osteoporosis, cardiovascular diseases, nutritional deficiencies …)
» Allergies and food intolerances (lactose intolerance…)
» Celiac disease
» Hyperuricemia (high uric acid)
» Vegetarians (vegan diet, ovo-lacto-vegetarian diet …)
» Food re-education (correction of behaviours causing food shortages / excesses, teaching healthy eating …)
Areas of intervention
Clinical Nutrition, Functional Nutrition, Nutrition Coaching, Supplementation and Phytotherapy.