The Department of Medical Nutrition Therapy at Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research Institute is responsible for planning, organising and directing all the phases of dietetics operation including:
Assessing Nutritional Status of the patient, planning Medical Nutrition Therapy corresponding to the clinical diagnosis and evaluating the progress for achieving Optimum Nutrition Wellness.
The Department of Medical Nutrition Therapy works hand-in-hand with the Hospital Kitchen to provide pre inspected and tasted ‘Sanctified, Lacto-Vegetarian (Satvik) Food’ to the hospitalised patients. Non-vegetarian food items, tea, coffee and food containing onion, garlic is not served at the Hospital. The Department offers customised diet care to all the patients. Different kinds of diets are prepared as per each patient’s clinical condition and in certain cases even personal preferences are considered. Every effort is taken to make the food delicious which is well accepted and appreciated by the patients and their relatives. The Hospital Kitchen follows de-centralised system of food distribution catering to more than 150 patients in various wards.
Daily Meals served to Indoor Patients
Types of Diet for Indoor Patients
Attaining optimal health through the intake of nutritious food is an ongoing journey and not the destination. Health and lifestyle goals are achieved only through initiating change. The Nutrition Clinic run by the Department of Medical Nutrition Therapy enables you to assess your current dietary habits, identify your specific requirements and help structure a health plan for sustainable change. The Clininc provides expert guidance on all nutrition and health related matters. Well-qualified and highly experienced Chief Dietician translates scientific information about nutrition and health into practical dietary advice.
Diet Counselling for Clinical Conditions
The Nutrittion Clinic offers diet counselling for the following clinical conditions:
Explore new dimensions in the world of food with the customized diet solutions offered by the Nutrition Clinic. Take a positive step towards being a Healthy You!
Dt. Vaidehi Nawathe
PG (Dietetics & Applied Nutrition), C.D.E. (Diabetes Educator)