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Nutrition & Dietetics

The department of Nutrition and Dietetics at KIMSHEALTH is centered around helping patients maintain a healthy lifestyle and remain fit. KIMSHEALTH provides customized, guideline-based dietary plans for patients, keeping in mind their health problems and nutritional requirements. Multidisciplinary in approach, the dieticians at KIMSHEALTH provide crucial support to all specialties by assessing, monitoring and optimizing the nutritional status of patients, including those who require intravenous feeding.

Our Doctors

Dr. Jishy Seby

Specialist


Nutrition & Dietetics


KIMSHEALTH Hospital Oman


Procedures & Treatments

 

The department aims to provide:

  • Medical diets and nutrition support to patients complementing their treatment

  • Provide diet and nutrition consultation to in-patients and out-patients taking into consideration disease condition of the patient.

  • Provide hygienic, nutritional and tasty food to patients, guests and staff in view of their medical, social, cultural and personal choices.

Diet counseling is given for various disorders like

  • Diabetes

  • Cardiovascular diseases

  • Hypertension

  • Gastric ulcer

  • High uric acid

  • Ulcerative colitis

  • Gestational diabetes

  • Weight reduction

  • Kidney stones

  • Renal diseases

  • Gall bladder stones

  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

  • Constipation

  • Coeliac disease

  • Crohn's disease

  • Patients undergoing Bariatric surgery, etc.

Tips for good eating

  • Make breakfast the largest and dinner the lightest meal of the day

  •  Eat your salad before you eat the meal

  •  Don't starve yourself and overeat subsequently

  •  Before cooking remove all fat from meats and also skin from chicken

  •  Avoid repeated use of oils

  •  Dine at least two hours before you go to bed

  •  As age advances, eat less, exercise more

Nature’s prescription for healthy living

NO ONE EXCEPT OURSELVES ARE MORE INTERESTED IN OUR HEALTH

  • Eat to live, do not live to eat

    Always maintain a desirable body weight

    Maintain the Body Mass Index (BMI)

    Between 20 and 23.

    BMI = Weight (kg)/ Height2(m2)

  • Clean up the oily mess

    *Reduce total fat and saturated fat

    *Use vegetable oils in moderation

  • Stay close to nature

    *Eat natural foods like whole grain cereals, pulses, fruits and vegetables

    *Avoid refined foods, processed foods and sugar

  • A little salt is divine but too much is harmful

    *Cut down salt usage, eat foods in their natural state

  • Avoid alcohol

  • Don’t get reduced to ashes

    *Avoid smoking

  • The wise depend on exercise for fitness

    *Take regular exercise

  • Hope for the best and don’t drive yourselves to death

    *Get to know the source of your stress and avoid it

  • Life should be balanced well.

    *Daily some aerobic exercises, healthy food, work for 8 – 10 hours & sleep - 6 hours

  • SELF HELP IS THE BEST POSSIBLE ROAD TO HEALTH


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