Nutrition & Dietetics

Nutrition & Dietetics


Addressing the Nutritional needs of the Patients

Nutrition and diet are crucial for treatment, recovery, and prevention of diseases. The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research Institute professionally provides quality nutrition care to the patients.

Our department is dedicated to assessing nutritional status of the patients and planning the medical nutrition therapy as per the diagnosis of inpatients, outpatient, and community. Our experts educate the patients about nutrition to prevent, manage and reverse the disease holistically. They provide professional care for the wellness of body, mind, and soul.

Why Choose Us

  • Nutritionist With Experience Of More Than 30 Years To Guide And Educate The Patients
  • Disease Specific Protocol As Per Latest Nutrition Guidelines
  • Risk Assessment For Patients And Their Family Members
  • Management Of Existing Disease Condition, Requiring A Dietary Update Or Answers To Specific Queries
  • Every Patient Is Handled Individually As Per Their Tastes, Preferences, And Diagnosis
  • Nutritional Assessment And/Or Advice About Healthy Eating To Improve Health Status For Patients And Their Family Members
  • Lifestyle Counselling For Prevention Of Certain Disease Conditions


Inpatient Services

The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics works hand-in-hand with the Hospital Kitchen to provide pre inspected and tasted ‘Sanctified, Lacto-Vegetarian (Satvik) Food’ to the hospitalised patients. The Department offers customised diet care to all the patients. Different kinds of diets are prepared as per each patient’s clinical condition and in certain cases even personal preferences are considered.

Types of Diets:

  • Basic: Normal Diet, Soft Diet, Semi-solid Diet, Liquid Diet, Blenderised Diet, etc.
  • Therapeutic: High Protein Diet, Salt Restricted Diet, Bland Diet, Fat-free Diet, Specialised Diet, Diabetic Diet, Renal Diet, Tube feeds, etc.
Outpatient Services

The Nutrition Clinic by the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics assesses your current dietary habits, identifies your specific requirements and helps structure a health plan for sustainable change. Well-qualified and highly experienced Chief Dietician at the Clinic provide expert guidance on all nutrition and health related matters.

Diet Counselling
  • Underweight
  • Obesity
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Gout
  • Fatty Liver
  • Cirrhosis of Liver
  • Lipid (Cholesterol) Management
  • Blood Pressure
  • Diabetes Type I & II
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Digestion problems like Acidity, Flatulence, Constipation, etc.
  • Celiac Disease
  • Geriatric (Old age)
  • Children Diet (including weaning period)
  • Pregnancy
  • Pre & Post Menopause
  • PCOS
  • Thyroid
  • Renal (On or not on Dialysis)
  • Cancer (Pre/Post Operative, On Chemo/Other treatment)
  • Arthritis
Diet Packages
  • Lifestyle Management Plan
  • Woman Wellness Plan
  • Child Nutrition Plan
  • Weight Management Plan
  • Diabetes Care Plan
  • Preventive Nutrition Plan

Our Experts

Dt. Vaidehi Nawathe
Chief Dietician
Dt. Vaidehi Nawathe
Chief Dietician
Qualification : PG (Dietetics & Applied Nutrition), C.D.E. (Diabetes Educator)
Years of Experience : 30 years+