Dietetics

Welcome to the dietetics department at MGM Hospital Vashi, where our team is dedicated to providing personalized nutrition plans tailored to meet your unique needs. We understand the profound connection between diet and medical conditions, and we are here to help you achieve optimal health through proper nutrition.

At MGM Hospital Vashi, we believe in the power of food as medicine. Our experienced professionals have extensive knowledge in clinical nutrition and are equipped with the latest research-based practices. We stay up-to-date with the advancements in the field of dietetics, ensuring that our recommendations are evidence-based and effective.

Our team of expert dietitians and nutritionists are committed to guiding you on your journey towards a healthier lifestyle. Whether you are managing a chronic condition, recovering from an illness, or simply looking to improve your overall well-being, we will work closely with you to develop a customized nutrition plan that suits your individual requirements.

We recognize that each person’s nutritional needs are unique, which is why we take a holistic approach when designing personalized plans. By considering your medical history, lifestyle factors, dietary preferences, and goals, we can create a plan that not only addresses your specific condition but also fits seamlessly into your daily life.

Your well-being is our top priority. With our guidance and support, you can make informed choices about what you eat and how it impacts your health. Together, let’s embark on this transformative journey towards better nourishment and vitality.

Highlights

First scientific session with IDA Mumbai chapter in Navi Mumbai (Nutrition in critical care): held on 16th Sept 2017.

Services

Clinical Dietitians in a hospital setting are involved in various essential tasks:
Nutritional Assessment
They conduct thorough assessments of patients’ medical histories, dietary habits and specific nutritional needs, taking into account their medical conditions and treatment plans.
Tube Feeding Management
Clinical dietitians oversee the administration of tube feeding for patients who are unable to eat orally. They calculate nutritional requirements, choose appropriate formulas and ensure proper feeding techniques.
Research and Policy
Some clinical dietitians engage in research to advance the field of nutrition and contribute to evidence-based practices. They may also be involved in formulating hospital dietary policies.
Personalized Nutrition Plans
Based on their assessments, clinical dietitians create individualized nutrition plans that support patients’ recovery, manage chronic conditions and prevent complications.
Diet Counselling

They offer one-on-one counselling to patients explaining their nutrition plans, addressing concerns and educating them on healthier food choices both during their hospital stay and beyond.

Specialized Care
For patients’ with specific conditions such as diabetes, heart disease or gastrointestinal disorders, clinical dietitians tailor diets to manage symptoms, improve outcomes and enhance quality of life.
Education
Clinical dietitians provide educational sessions to patients and their families, offering guidance on maintaining a balanced diet post-hospitalization.
Collaboration with Medical Teams
Clinical dietitians work closely with physicians, nurses and other medical professionals to integrate nutrition into patients’ overall treatment plans. They provide valuable insights on how dietary choices can impact medical outcomes.
Monitoring and Adjustments
They regularly monitor patients’ progress , making necessary adjustments to their nutrition plans based on changing medical conditions, responses and recovery trajectories.
Nutrition Support
In cases where oral intake is inadequate, clinical dietitians collaborate with medical teams to determine the need for intravenous (IV) nutrition support.
Our Specialists

Shafali R Mehra

HOD Dietetics

Gayatri S Gurjar

Dietician

Aishwarya S More

Dietician

Mrunal S Chavan

Dietician

Arti Singh

Dietician
FAQs
What are the basics of nutrition?
Common and essential categories of nutrients are protein, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamin and water.
Why is a proper nutrition is important?
Good nutrition helps reduce risk of certain diseases like high BP, Diabetes, heart problems etc.
Improves the ability to fight off illness and recover fast. Keeps your energy levels good.
What is the role of dietician in hospital?
The dietician in a hospital guides patients to make changes or modifications in their diet to improve their health and lifestyle or fight off illness. They are uniquely qualified to covert scientific nutrition information into practical dietary instructions. They provide counselling to patients, prepare a meal plan, evaluate the patients and promote nutrition.
What are a few healthy eating tips?
  • Limit added sugars
  • Cut back on sodium/salt
  • Aim for a variety of coloured veggies
  • \Replace saturated fats