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Food provides energy for our daily activities and nutrients for health and general well-being. At different stages of our lives (eg. infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, pregnancy and during periods of illness), our nutrient requirements differ and we need to modify our food intake according to our nutritional needs.
We believe that eating should be enjoyable at all stages of life and even during times of illness, as food and eating are very much part of our culture and daily routine.
Our dietitians are able to:
Our Range of Services
Some nutrition and dietetics services that we provide:
We also offer nutrition consultancy services to external organisations eg. nutrition talks, menu development or analysis.
Education and Research
Our dietitians are actively involved in providing nutrition education for:
We are also committed in providing clinical dietetics training for both qualified and aspiring dietitians. Clinical and observational attachments are available for students and healthcare professionals (more information is available on our KKH website).
For our list of education programmes, click
How to obtain a referral to the dietitian?
What to Expect During a Dietetics Consultation Session?
Upon registration, your/your child’s height and weight measurements will be taken by a clinic assistant before the consultation.
During the first consultation, which generally takes about 45minutes, a Dietitian will collect information from you/ the parents or caregivers, including the history of presenting concern(s), usual dietary intake and pattern to determine the nutritional problems. You may prepare for the consultation by bringing along a food diary, which will provide a detailed picture of your/your child’s dietary intake. The Dietitian may do one or more of the following:
During the follow-up consultation(s), which generally takes about 20 minutes, the Dietitian will conduct a brief review of your/your child’s diet based on the dietary interventions recommended previously. Further dietary advice will be discussed accordingly to the arising concerns and nutritional needs.
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