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STAR Hospitals provides health care as an integral part with high standards. The department of nutrition & dietetics aims at encouraging good nutritional practice and offers nutritional assessment along with dietary advice which helps in the all-round recovery of the patient. The team ensures optimum nutrition for patients undergoing or recovering various treatments. Dietary intervention can improve tolerance to various medical procedures in addition to improving quality of life. This service is available to both inpatients and outpatients. Clinical Nutritionists assess the nutritional status of patients, calculate individual nutritional requirements, and design a plan of care to meet these nutritional requirements and educate families on health, promoting diets or nutrition support.
The Department of Nutrition and Food Services provides a range of outpatient services in the premises of the hospital. Nutrition experts focus on educating the general public with management of specific dietary needs in many different areas, including cardiac care, diabetes, childhood and adult obesity. They also provide nutritional care and advice about lifestyle maintenance and health enhancing dietary appliances.
Good nutrition is a key component of recovering from surgery or illness. Which is why the Department of Nutrition and Food services provides nutrition care, advice and education to patients while they are in the hospital and even after they are discharged. Qualified dietitians work with the patients’ medical team, providing valuable information regarding appropriate nutrition care. They may also educate patients in nutrient modifications prescribed by the patients’ physician. Nutrition and food service staff help patients select their daily menu and deliver meals to their bedside.