Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics Department at LPMH
The Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics department at Lifepoint Multispecialty Hospital is a one-stop solution for all therapeutic diet and nutrition queries when it comes to health and illness. We provide comprehensive nutrition and diet services to both in-patients and out-patients.
Our Nutritionist works in collaboration with other departments such as Nephrology, Neurosurgery, Cardiovascular Disease, Endocrinology, Oncology, Critical Care, Gastroenterology, Gynaecology, Paediatrics to provide appropriate dietary services to the patients and ensure faster recovery. Nutrition therapy plays an important role in preventing post-operative infections and complications and this department takes utmost care of this aspect.
Our clinical dietician is specialized is assessing the nutritional status of the patient, calculate individual nutritional requirements and plan the diet accordingly depending upon the patients health condition. 5 meals are provided to the patient from the hospital each day. The food quality and quantity that is served to the patients is closely monitored by the Dietician. The various types of diets provided at LPMH include:
- Regular/Normal/Full diet
- Soft Diet
- Semisolid Diet
- Full liquid Diet
- Clear liquid Diet
- Anti-Diarrheal Diet (ADD)
- Bland Diet
- High Fiber Diet
- Low Fiber Diet
- Diabetic Diet
- Renal Diet
- Hepatic Diet
- Onco Diet
- Pre-operative & Post-operative Diet
A discharge diet chart is also given to the patients so as to fasten the recovery period.
The department also provides Nutrition services for Outpatient department. OPD Diet consultations for Weight loss, Weight gain, Anaemia, Paediatric Nutrition, Pregnancy & Lactation, Diabetes, Cardiac diseases, Hepatic diseases, Renal Diseases, Cancers, Multiple disorders, Post-operative recovery, etc. are provided at this department.
The department also carries out health camps, health talks at various corporate companies, schools, colleges to spread awareness about healthy food habits.