Eating a healthy and balanced diet is an important component of maintaining good health for all people, but it is especially important for people with Alzheimer’s Disease because poor nutrition may increase behavioral symptoms and cause weight loss. A diet that includes a variety of healthy foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, low fat dairy and lean proteins is a major component of optimizing nutritional status.
Eating a healthy and balanced diet is very beneficial for people living with Multiple Sclerosis. Nutrition education from a Dietitian can help to address some common nutrition-related complications of the disease such as osteoporosis, constipation and weight.
Eating a healthy and balanced diet is very beneficial for people living with Parkinson’s disease. Nutrition education from a Dietitian can help to address some common nutrition-related complications of the disease such as osteoporosis, constipation and weight loss.
Dietitians can help people who have had a stroke or are at risk for cerebrovascular disease understand and implement dietary practices to control blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and lower the risk for having a second event.
Following a heart healthy diet and lifestyle can significantly modify a person’s risk for developing cardiovascular disease. A cardiac diet is also important for delaying or managing the complications of coronary artery disease. Dietitians are credible experts in the field of nutrition who can provide individualized nutrition counseling for cardiovascular disease.
The management of diabetes mellitus is based primarily on the regulation of blood sugar (blood glucose) levels in the body. Achieving optimal blood sugar control can prevent or delay both the short- and long-term complications of diabetes. When people keep their blood sugars within the target ranges prescribed by their doctors, they can avoid