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Nutrition and Dietetics

This branch is a Health Sciences whose objective is to research eating habits and develop ideal diets for each type of person under specific circumstances, studying the quality of food, learning about the functions of nutrients and making food healthier, more nutritious and more pleasurable; all this combined with the use of complex technologies.

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In addition, an anthropometric study will be carried out through bioelectrical impedance, and measures will be obtained for different body composition parameters, such as:

  • Height
  • Weight
  • Body Mass index
  • Fat mass
  • Muscle mass
  • Total body water
  • Basal metabolism
  • Visceral fat index

In the Nutrition and Dietetics Service of the Endocrinology and Nutrition Department of Hospitales San Roque, we have one mission: to counsel, treat and educate each patient on a one-on-one basis, whether they have been admitted to hospital or they come through our outpatient clinic. To do this, we will identify the nutrition mistakes each person makes and recommend the best food options according to each case. By doing this, we focus on prevention and on the specific treatment, trying to achieve a well-balanced diet that is right for each person in combination with healthy lifestyle habits.

At the Nutrition and Dietetics Service at Hospitales San Roque, we aim to guide, treat and educate each patient according to their needs whether in the hospital or in the Outpatient Clinic.  To do so, we identify each patient's nutritional mishaps and we recommend more suitable foods to help them achieve a balanced and adequate diet.  This makes it possible to prevent and/or recover from many pathological processes, maintain health and/or recover the ideal weight by establishing healthy eating habits.

At the Nutrition and Dietetics Service at Hospitales San Roque, we aim to guide, treat and educate each patient according to their needs whether in the hospital or in the Outpatient Clinic.  To do so, we identify each patient's nutritional mishaps and we recommend more suitable foods to help them achieve a balanced and adequate diet.  This makes it possible to prevent and/or recover from many pathological processes, maintain health and/or recover the ideal weight by establishing healthy eating habits.

In addition, an anthropometric study will be carried out through bioelectrical impedance, and measures will be obtained for different body composition parameters, such as:

  • Height
  • Weight
  • Body Mass index
  • Fat mass
  • Muscle mass
  • Total body water
  • Basal metabolism
  • Visceral fat index

In the Nutrition and Dietetics Service of the Endocrinology and Nutrition Department of Hospitales San Roque, we have one mission: to counsel, treat and educate each patient on a one-on-one basis, whether they have been admitted to hospital or they come through our outpatient clinic. To do this, we will identify the nutrition mistakes each person makes and recommend the best food options according to each case. By doing this, we focus on prevention and on the specific treatment, trying to achieve a well-balanced diet that is right for each person in combination with healthy lifestyle habits.

In addition, an anthropometric study is carried out by means of bioimpedanciometry, where different parameters of body composition are quantified:

  • Size
  • Weight
  • Body Mass Index
  • Fat Mass
  • Muscle Mass
  • Body Water
  • Basal Metabolism
  • Visceral Fat Index

In the Nutrition and Dietetics Service, we have set ourselves the task of guiding, treating and educating each patient in a personalised way, both in hospital and in the Outpatient Clinic. To do this, we identify nutritional errors in each individual and recommend the most advisable foods for each circumstance. In this way, we work from prevention and/or from the treatment in question, trying to achieve a balanced and appropriate diet together with healthy lifestyle habits.

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