Clinical Nutrition

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Philip Franco, Trinidad NutritionistBy assessing the person’s illness and needs, nutritional supplements can be prescribed along with suitable dietary changes that may be necessary to promote healing.

Using high quality nutritional supplements and strengths/dosages that are within the therapeutic ranges are important to achieve the required results.

Unlike dietitians, clinical nutritionists do not make diet sheets for clients, but educate their clients about what foods are to be avoided and what should be consumed and when. It is not just what you eat but when you eat it. The aim is to allow the client to learn how to choose foods, combine them and prepare meals that suit their particular needs.