Diet Counselling

Dietary counselling provides individualized nutritional care for encouraging the modification of eating habits. It may also assist in the prevention or treatment of nutrition-related illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia.

Today’s major health care problems are increasingly the result of acute and chronic conditions related to poor nutrition and/or overconsumption. A large proportion of coronary disease and cancer can be attributed to unhealthy eating habits and obesity. Chronic diseases continue to increase due to such factors as the rise in obesity in the American population.

Diet Counselling

Other factors that may be assessed during dietary counseling include:

  • medical history, including assessment of any nutrition-related illnesses, and biochemical and anthropometric measures
  • dietary assessment (dietary analyses)
  • psychosocial evaluation, including food-related attitudes and behaviors
  • sociological evaluation, including cultural practices, housing, cooking facilities, financial resources, and support of family and friends
  • nutrition knowledge
  • readiness to learn or change; as well as learning style analyses
  • current exercise and activity level

Dr. Meghana Pande has a strong interest and experience in complicated respiratory, cardiovascular, diabetes, gastrointestinal, endocrine neurological disorders and geriatric health.

She was also on the forefront providing her expertise in the management of covid 19 patients during the pandemic.

She comes with rich experience of 15 yrs in critical care illnesses and management, internal medicine including management of e-ICU and ECMO.

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