Hospital da Ordem Terceira Chiado

Consultas de Especialidades



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:


» Obesity

» Diabetes

» 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

» Diabetes

» 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

» Anaemia

» 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.