Nutritional Requirements of Adults

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What you'll learn

The average adult population is burdened with job issues, financial issues, and family issues. In order to rise the ladder of one’s career, we often or mostly do not pay attention to our dietary habits or needs. Eating healthy becomes even more important as we age. read more »»

Individual caloric needs are based on physical activity level and body weight. The Weight-Control Information Network reports that 68% of adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese.

Choosing nutrient-rich foods and following caloric recommendations can help achieve the nutrition needs of our body while maintaining healthy body weight. Learn all about the nutrition requirements in an average adult, how to fulfill it, and how to find out if one is a calorie deficient in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

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)
  • General public

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Nutritional Requirement in an Adult
  • Recommended daily intake of nutrients


Ms. Haritha Shyam

Dietician and Nutritionist, APOLLO HOSPITALS HYDERABAD


Ms.M S Haritha Shyam is associated with Apollo Hospital for 20 years. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been Organising Secretary for the 6th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Conference 2013 at Apollo Health City Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam conducted the International Nutrition survey 2013 at 5 Critical Care Units in Apollo Health City ( course director – Dr. Daren k. Heyland and Dr. Rupinder Dhaliwal, Queens University). Ms.M S Haritha Shyam received the participation Certificate in the World Nutrition Day survey conducted by the European Society of Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been a Stroke Nutrition Coordinator for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam guided 200 interns for 6 months Internship for their Master’s Degree In Clinical Nutrition.

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