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Medical Nutrition Therapy for Lipid Lowering (High blood cholesterol / triglycerides)

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Lipid Lowering (High blood cholesterol / triglycerides) | Sengkang General Hospital

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Lipid Lowering (High blood cholesterol / triglycerides) - What it is

1. How will you benefit from seeing a dietitian?
You will benefit from seeing a dietitian when you have high blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels and want to learn how to modify your diet to lower your blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

2. The objective of the medical nutrition therapy
The objective is to help you understand your condition and equip you with the relevant nutrition information and practical skills to lower your cholesterol and triglyceride levels to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.

3. What is covered in the session?
During the consultation, the dietitian will perform a detailed nutritional assessment and collect the following information:

  • Weight history
  • Blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels
  • Other health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes etc.
  • Dietary habit, meal pattern and lifestyle

The dietitian will then provide you with advice on:

  • Basic knowledge of high blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels and its related health consequences
  • How to identify sources of nutrients in the diet that cause high blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels e.g. saturated fat, trans fat and overall fat intake, sugar and alcohol intake
  • Individualised dietary recommendations
  • Meal preparation and eating out tips

Blood cholesterol results, body weight and dietary changes will be reviewed regularly and further nutrition recommendations and relevant information will be provided accordingly.

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Lipid Lowering (High blood cholesterol / triglycerides) - Symptoms

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Lipid Lowering (High blood cholesterol / triglycerides) - How to prevent?

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Lipid Lowering (High blood cholesterol / triglycerides) - Causes and Risk Factors

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Lipid Lowering (High blood cholesterol / triglycerides) - Diagnosis

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Lipid Lowering (High blood cholesterol / triglycerides) - Treatments

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Lipid Lowering (High blood cholesterol / triglycerides) - Preparing for surgery

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Lipid Lowering (High blood cholesterol / triglycerides) - Post-surgery care

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Lipid Lowering (High blood cholesterol / triglycerides) - Other Information

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