According to a number of scientific studies the food we eat has a significant impact on our health. Changes in diet can help prevent or control many health problems, including obesity, diabetes and certain risk factors for cancer and heart disease. Dietetics is the science of how food and nutrition affects human health.
Dietician nutritionists use nutrition and food science to help people improve their health. Nutrition and dietetic technicians work with dietician nutritionists to provide care and consultation to patients. Both dietician nutritionists and nutrition and dietetic technicians may also provide general nutrition education.
The team of Dieticians at Shenbagam Hospital provide Diet Counselling to our patients and provide dietary advice that is tailored to suit every individual patient\'s needs. In consultation with the respective Doctors, the Dietician plans a meal chart for the patient.
Informative brochures and pamphlets on nutrition and diets are also available in both English and Tamil.