Bariatric Nutrition

  • Skill Level
    beginner
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

After a weight loss surgery, the patient needs to make some changes to the diet to maximize the amount of weight loss. One should eat a high-protein, low-carb diet before surgery. There should be a slow transition from clear liquids to solid foods after surgery. Snacking should be minimal throughout the day. One should serve small portion sizes and making sure that every bite is chewed properly. read more »»

A high protein/low carbohydrate diet is important as it reduces bleeding and promotes healing. Read all that you need to know about bariatric nutrition in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological Sciences
  • Athletes

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Objectives of bariatric nutrition
  • Understand the importance of diet progression, management of weight regain, and nutritional deficiencies

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


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Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters’s and Ph.D. in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for a dietetic internship as part of their Master’s program from the National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University, and IGNOU students. She has been associated with the Member of the Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also, a member of the Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya, etc.

For: beginners

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