Medical departments
قسم التغذية العلاجية

 Medical Nutrition department

Many people realize that following a healthy diet is the most appropriate way to maintain weight or to lose weight, as many bariatric doctors have explained: -

The ability to lose extra weight depends primarily on adopting a Medical Nutrition Therapy  instead of following a diet regimen that involves preventing you from eating foods for a certain period of time and then returning to your weight again after the end of that period

Where therapeutic nutrition involves the development of a health plan in order to control the intake of healthy meals that contain a set of nutrients in order to strengthen and promote the general health of the body..

What does Medical Nutrition Therapy  mean for weight loss?

Medical Nutrition Therapy is a type of therapy for people who are overweight, and it is also intended for people with certain health conditions.

While following the therapeutic nutrition technique to lose weight, your dietitian will look closely at your eating habits,he will help you define new nutritional goals, and he will tell you how many calories you should eat daily for steady and safe weight loss, and he can help you plan a healthy diet.

why do you need Medical Nutrition Therapy  mean for weight loss

A lot of people want to lose weight, but they are not sure how to do it! A therapeutic dietitian at the Saudi German Hospital can work with you to deal with your problems.

You may not realize that you need to avoid some foods and eat more other foods, or maybe you are already eating the right foods, but your portion sizes are too big!

Excess weight increases your chance of developing many health problems, and these problems include the following: -

  • diabetes.
  • arthritis
  • hypertension
  • Heart diseases.
  • brain srtoke.
  • Sleep Apnea.
  • Liver disease.
  • infertility.
  • lung diseases.
  • Mental illness.

Medicinal nutritional therapy can help people with other health problems, this includes people with eating disorders, people who have undergone obesity surgery, and people with cancer or diabetes.

What are the risks of following Medicinal nutritional therapy to lose weight?

If you work closely with your therapeutic dietitian inside Saudi German Hospital and follow his advice, this type of treatment does not come with any risks, as the dietitian will work with you to ensure that you do not lose much weight very quickly (which may involve risks) he seeks to ensure that you do not lose much muscle mass but you lose unwanted fat.

medical note:

If you are pregnant or have serious health problems, it may not be safe for you to lose weight.

How do I prepare for Medicinal nutritional therapy to lose weight?

Ask your dietitian inside the hospital about how to prepare for your first visit. Some nutritionists may ask you to keep a menu for a few days before meeting you for the first time, as you should record all the food you eat during that time.

Medical advice

 If a therapeutic dietitian asks you to do so, be honest! So that he can help you set realistic goals for you.

During the treatment period, the therapeutic dietitian will work with you to achieve realistic weight loss goals, by:

  • Know the amount of nutrients you need in your diet, such as calcium and sodium.
  • Eat the right number of calories for you.
  • Eat enough protein and fiber, which can make you feel full.
  • Eat a wide variety of foods.
  • Eat enough fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
  • Eat lean cuts of meat and low-fat dairy products.
  • Reduce eating fried foods and other high-fat foods.
  • Drink water instead of other high-calorie drinks.

The therapeutic dietitian will monitor you and guide you carefully during a series of visits to Saudi German Hospital. You can contact us now to start the process of losing weight immediately.