Dietary evaluation of nutritional status

  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    55 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

An effective nutritional assessment is integral to helping an individual achieve the desired health status. One of the approaches to assess the nutritional status is collecting dietary data which is nothing but an individual’s average daily dietary intake. read more »»

There can be various ways of collecting data such as – asking the individual directly about the food intake in the last 24 hours or through a food diary. The aim of the exercise would be to obtain information about any known food allergies, intolerances, etc. Take up this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily to learn about the dietary evaluation of the nutrition assessment in much greater detail.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Dietary assessment as a part of nutritional assessment
  • Ways in which it is done
  • Importance of doing it

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


4/5

Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters and PhD in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for dietetic internship as part of their Masters program from National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University and IGNOU students. She has been associated the Member of Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also a Member of 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: intermediates

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