Track 5: Nutrition and Dietetics

 Nutrition and Dietetics

11th American Healthcare Summit

The science of nutrition and dietetics, a branch of medicine, is concerned with all matters relating to food and how it affects human health and general well-being. Dietitians and nutritionists work to enhance people’s health and assist them in making better food decisions. They also assist patients in striking a balance between healthy food and exercise.

Weight control and chronic illnesses are the two most well-liked specialisations in nutrition and dietetics, although it applies to many different sciences. It is important to speak with a licenced dietitian if you wish to adjust your diet. There are a lot of diets available online, but you should always consult a doctor before starting one.

Students studying nutrition and dietetics learn how our eating and nutritional habits affect us and how we may change them to improve our health. Additionally, you learn how to properly consult patients and create nutritional therapy based on each person’s unique metabolism. You can prevent illnesses in people by using this knowledge in addition to treating them.

Demand for nutrition and dietetics studies is rising as more individuals seek lifestyle changes and professionals who can ensure that we eat food that is healthy for us as well as food that tastes good and looks nice.

They fulfil the following essential roles and are classified as proteins, lipids, carbs (sugars, dietary fibre), vitamins, and minerals.

Sub tracks: Keto diet and risk considerations, Dietary changes during the COVID-19 pandemic, calorie intake, In-depth analysis of yo-yo dieting, Dietary fats, Growth & Development, Gut Microbiota, Obesity. Allergies, Malnutrition, Low Birth Weight, Brain Injury, Beta Carotene Binge, Blood Cholesterol Levels.

Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Abilene Christian University
  • Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
  • National Association for Nutrition Professionals
  • American Nutrition Association
  • The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • American Council on Science and Health
  • Alabama A&M University
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