Adequate and balanced nutrition is one of the most basic requirements of a quality and healthy life. Yeditepe University Hospital helps its patients to make this a way of life by providing them with adequate and balanced eating habits.
Department of Nutrition and Diet
One of the important elements of preventive and curative health services is healthy eating. Yeditepe University Hospitals Nutrition and Diet Department experts support the quality of life of their clients by teaching them how to diet in accordance with their own lifestyle, what the factors related to nutrition in the formation of diseases, the changes they need to make in their diet at the time of disease, and the rules to be followed in the preparation and cooking of foods and the scientific ways to make correct practices.
In the first examination, the department specialists examine the nutritional habits of the individuals in detail and locally determine the body fat, muscle, water ratio, and current fat with high-tech body analyzers. Then, a "personalized nutrition treatment" is planned in line with age, height, sex, physical activity, and blood findings and followed up regularly.
● Medical Nutrition in Obesity
● Medical Nutrition in Diabetes Mellitus
● Medical Nutrition in Liver Diseases
● Medical Nutrition in Renal Disease
● Medical Nutrition in High Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Diseases
● Medical Nutrition of Rheumatism and Gout
● Medical Nutrition of Oncological Subjects
● Malnutrition (overweight and malnutrition)
● Nutrition in Individuals with Food Allergy and Food Intolerance
● Healthy Nutrition in Infancy-Childhood-Adolescence Period
● Healthy Nutrition During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
● Sports Nutrition
Medical nutrition programs are organized in a wide area by the department specialists, training is given, and their clients are followed up. In addition, home follow-up services are provided to elderly and/or sick individuals lying at home in line with external requests.
One of the most important tasks of the department is to carry out the nutrition treatments determined by the physician-dietician of the patients lying on the floors. By taking into account the nutritional habits of the patient by interviewing the patients or their relatives, all controls are carried out in the preparation of the menus to be included in the determined nutrition therapy until these menus reach the patients. When necessary, patients are trained about their nutrition at home during their stay in the hospital, and nutrition treatments are organized and followed.
In addition, in line with the requests from private institutions and organizations, nutrition and dietary consultancy and planning of institution-specific menus are also provided. Seminars, training, and nutrition consultancies are given outside the hospital, and studies are carried out to inform and raise awareness of the public on nutrition issues by taking part in the written and visual press.
Yeditepe University Nutrition and Diet Department employees serve all individuals who need healthy nutrition in both Yeditepe University Hospital and Yeditepe University Bagdat Street Polyclinic every day of the week.