What is dietetics?
For many, dietetics means dieting in the negative sense, but it is actually more like gourmet cooking. What do not simply ingest calories every day to fuel our bodies; we consume a multitude of nutritive substances essential for life. It is also important to understand that we do not only eat food for its nutritional value. Above all, we eat for the pleasure it brings us.
What is nutrition?
Nutrition concerns the dietary habits of human beings, as well as the different social, economic, and technological factors that determine one’s dietary environment.
Nutrition is a continually evolving science and the knowledgeable nutritionist-dietician can guide you in your dietary choices.
We are more and more aware that good dietary choices and habits increase our chances of staying in good health and reduce our risk of developing chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, obesity, cancer, etc.
What can a nutritionist-dietician do for me?
A nutritionist-dietician can help you to:
- Understand how to make the best dietary choices according to your morphology, your metabolism and your level of health
- Understand how your body works
- Ensure a balanced intake of essential nutrients
- Respect foods as a whole and the earth that produces them
- Maintain an optimal nutritional state
- Increase self-confidence
- Enhance wellbeing
Don’t hesitate to make your first appointment with a nutritionist-dietician. She will help you make wise choices.
Nutrition is a science inspired by many disciplines. Clinique Altermed’s interdisciplinary approach allows professionals to address problems as a whole, leading to the client’s overall wellbeing.