Nutrition and Dietetics

 

The aim of Dietetics and Nutrition is to enable patients and parents to make informed practical choices about food and lifestyle when suffering from a food allergy or other food hypersensitivity.  Being in control of a dietary restriction rather than the dietary restrictions controlling sufferer and their family is the key to good management.

 

Dietetic Specialities

  • Immediate food allergy and anaphylaxis
  • Food intolerance
  • Oeosinophilic Disease and gastro-allergy enteropathies
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Coeliac disease Bloating, flatulence, abdominal pain, acid reflux, colic associated with eating
  • Lactose intolerance.

 

Methods of Practice

  • Dietary Assessment
  • Advice on how to meet nutritional needs within dietary restriction
  • Dietary counselling
  • Exclusion and reintroduction diagnostic diets


Advice on Eating

  • Away from home
  • Personalised allergy management plans
  • Holidays and travelling on a restricted diet
  • Lifestyle choices
  • Allergy prevention and weaning
  • Specialised formula milks
  • Resources to aid the management of restricted diet
  • Recipes for special diets
  • Up to date product information to increase variety, taste and nutrition of the diet