About Dietetics

Dietitians are uniquely qualified to help translate scientific information into practical dietary advice. As well as providing impartial advice about nutrition and health, dietitians are trained to understand your medical condition and the nutritional requirements that are needed to treat disease and ill health.

Conditions suitable for treatment by the dietitian
  • Hyperlipidaemia e.g. High Blood Cholesterol
  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 & Type 2 including Glycaemic Index
  • Impaired Glucose Tolerance
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Weight Management including Counterweight and Behaviour Changes Strategies
  • Basic Sports Nutrition e.g. Carbohydrate loading, Eating for training/ recovery, Hydration
  • Healthy Eating Advice for a Balanced Diet
  • Bowel Disorders e.g. Irritable Bowel Disease, Crohns disease, Colitis, Constipation, Diarrhoea
  • Dysphagia and Food texture modification
  • Gastric Problems e.g. Gastric/Duodenal Ulcers, Reflux
  • Food Allergies/Intolerances (e.g. Coeliacs disease, wheat/ milk or nut allergy)
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Liver Conditions
  • Nutrient Deficiencies (e.g. iron, folic acid, osteoporosis)
  • Preconceptual Nutrition, Healthy Eating during Pregnancy and Lactation
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Under nutrition, Disease related malnutrition, Undesired Weight loss
  • Cancer cachexia
  • Migraine
Other Services Offered
  • Body composition analysis – including weight, BMI and estimations of Fat %, Muscle%, Total Body Water %, Bone Mass, Visceral fat (abdominal) Fat Rating.
  • Computerised Dietary Analysis – giving details analysis of your dietary intake of protein, fat, carbohydrate, fibre, vitamins and minerals
  • Menu Planning suitable for your diet
  • Recipe Development/ Adaptation
  • Healthy Eating Sessions/ Demonstrations to Groups
  • Education Sessions
  • Acupuncture
Cost of Treatment

An initial appointment with the dietician is for one hour and costs £70. Half hourly follow up appointments cost £30. 
For further information please contact the clinic on 01732 453956.

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