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Principles of Nutritional Counseling
The aim of nutrition counseling is to support dietary improvements that a person wants to make and keep up. A change in diet may be required for an individual with a mental disorder to encourage healthy eating, adopt a therapeutic diet, or prevent nutrient-drug interactions. Treatment for those with eating problems or drug dependence always includes nutrition counseling. One must adhere to a tyramine-controlled diet when taking some medications, such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors, which are used to treat depression and anxiety disorders. People who take medications used to treat mental problems may also benefit from dietary advice because many of these medications can lead to weight gain or loss.
About the Speaker
Dr. Hema Gandhi
Nutritionist & Lifestyle Counsellor, Kolkata.
Healthy Eating : Basics of Nutrition and Food choices
Healthy eating is essential for maintaining good health and preventing chronic diseases. The basics of nutrition include consuming a balanced diet that includes carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and fiber in appropriate amounts. Portion control is crucial, as overeating can lead to weight gain and other health problems. Drinking plenty of water and staying hydrated is also important for overall health. Planning meals ahead of time, reading food labels, and cooking meals at home can help you make healthier food choices.
Nutritional Strategies for Picky Eaters
Picky eating occurs when a youngster has a small range of foods they will and won't eat and is highly selective about what they will and won't consume. Picky eating, also known as fussy or faddy eating, typically manifests as a youngster rejecting the food and displaying irritability or frustration whenever new foods are offered. The majority of kids go through phases of picky eating, especially as toddlers. There may not need to be any interventions because this is frequently a normal aspect of growth.
Weight Management and Supplements in Diabetes
Reducing energy intake is a key component of nutrition therapy, as is providing a planned diet that is richer in fiber and lean protein and lower in carbohydrates and glycemic index. Combination stretching, aerobic, and resistance workouts should all be a part of the training regimen if you want to keep your muscle mass. Dynamic adjustment of insulin doses is necessary during weight management. Anti-obesity medication addiction may be taken into consideration. Bariatric surgery may also be an option if medicinal weight loss is unsuccessful.