Dr.Iakovos Theodosiou MD.DipU
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For example, our body composition is formed with the passage of time while the reaction of food in various diseases can affect us directly for short periods.
The main changes in our body during our life are the changes in body composition. As infants, the water content reaches 75% and the adipose tissue is little around 3-5% while as it passes the age, these two department of our body reversed and finally to old age the percentage of water can be at around to 45% while the fat become up to 30-35% in normal subjects.
Diet for the most people means, a modified nutritional plan to lose the unnecessary pounds more than normal
The field of medicine that occupied with the weight is called bariatric and is divided into two main areas
- BARIATRIC PATHOLOGY & DIETOLOGY
- BARIATRIC SURGERY
The evolution in the science of nutrition gave us new horizons to the approach as the therapeutic as the preventive effect in human health.
As diet-theraphy defined the applications of certain dietary plans for the improvement of the course of a disease. The duration and the implementation depends of the disease and the improvement of the patient.
Usually in these diets, there are modifications and deviations (outside normal limits and ratios) of some nutritional components in order to restore to normal or to become stable certain health factors.
Nowadays the nutrition for patients both during illness and healing has an important role.
Illnesses with high frequency that allows us to talk about daily illness as the obesity, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, uric acid, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, constipation are just some of those that the dietary intervention directly alter the patient’s condition and complications from the diseases.