Nutrition

Nutrição
Zélia Coelho Santos

Zélia Coelho dos Santos

The Specialty

Nutrition is one area of interdisciplinary intervention which applies science as well as the study of the different diets in order to prevent and treat diseases helping in the maintenance of a global well-being with health and energy.

Nutrition is the combination of processes through which the body receives and uses all necessary elements for obtaining energy and maintenance of the physical functions, biological, mental and the formation and development as well as the regeneration of the tissues.

A dietician is at the end a promotor of dietary healthy habits who evaluates the nutritious needs and implements therapeutic recommended dietaries to all different clinical situations, utilizing calculations and planning personalized healthy diet programmes.