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Why should I speak to a registered nutritionist for Nutritional Advice?
Some information about food and eating is anecdotal and may cause more harm than good. Speaking to a registered nutritionist offers unbiased, evidence-based and tailor-made advice based on your needs

What is the weight loss programme?
Everyone is different. That is why the Weight Loss Programme is tailor-made just for you and aims at helping you drop your excess weight in a constant, healthy way.
The nutrition weight loss package typically consists of:
4 sessions, once every fortnight, lasting approximately 45 minutes each
1 personalised nutrition plan, based on your individual requirements
Email and phone support
Free monthly weighing after last session

Can I prevent diseases through nutrition?
By following a healthy diet recommended by a registered nutritionist we reduce our risk of developing diseases like obesity, diabetes, heart and cardiovascular diseases and cancer, among others.

Do I need nutritional advice during Pregnancy breastfeeding & postpregnancy?
Pregnancy and the arrival of a little one is a special time with special nutritional needs. Expectant mothers can be guided towards a healthy pregnancy and postpartum period

Can I learn more about weaning, growing children and teens?
Children and adolescents have special nutritional needs and may go through periods of faddy or picky eating. Discussing certain issues will help find ways to introduce healthy eating during growth.

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Nutrition FAQ

Why should I follow a healthy diet?

A healthy diet is a balanced combination of healthy and nutritious foods in the right amount for our energy needs. By following a healthy diet we reduce our risk of developing diseases like obesity, diabetes, heart and cardiovascular diseases and cancer, among others.

 

Why should I speak to a professional about nutrition?

Food is a popular topic and everyone seems to have an opinion about what we should and shouldn’t eat. However, a lot of popular information about food and eating is anecdotal and may cause more harm than good. Speaking to a registered nutritionist offers unbiased, evidence-based and tailor-made advice based on your nutritional needs.

 

When should I speak to a nutritionist?

While everyone will benefit from optimizing his or her nutrition, there are particular phases in life where one would especially benefit from a nutritionist’s support. These include:

Help in weight loss

Prevention of chronic conditions like diabetes or high cholesterol

Optimizing pre conception nutrition and improving fertility

Pregnancy, breastfeeding and post pregnancy nutrition

Weaning, growing children and teens

 

How do I choose my nutritionist?

A registered nutritionist is someone who has formal qualifications in nutrition and is registered with a local professional body, such as the Council for the Professions Complementary to Medicine in Malta. While many unregistered individuals do give nutritional advice, not everyone is qualified to do so and may cause harm to your health. A registered nutritionist is in a better position to give advice that is based on scientific evidence and promote a healthy well balanced diet.

 

How often do I need to visit a nutritionist?

It depends on the nature of your health concern and may vary from one informative to a follow-up programme spanning over a few months.

 

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