About  Diet and Nutrition


In general “Diet” is often make us think of a strict weigh-loss regimen. If you think the same then you are not alone. We often think like that due to what we see and hear around us about food items that are low in calories and so on.

Diet also refers to the food and drink consumed by a person on a daily basis and the mental aspects connected to eating. Nutrition involves having a good diet and nourishment at every level.

Good choice of food have a long term positive impact on health. One diet does not fit all. Each person should consult a professional and then follow the prescribed diet to stay healthy.

FAQs on Diet and Nutrition

What is Diet and Nutrition?

Food and Beverages provide the energy and nutrients we need to improve health, manage disease and reduce the risk of disease.

When should you concentrate on diet and nutrition in diabetes?

Following a healthy meal plan and physical activity can help to keep the blood sugar level in the normal range. A good nutritionist will be able to guide you on how to keep these parameters such as HbA,c, blood sugar, cholesterol levels and BP level within the target range as all these can co exist.

What foods should we avoid in diabetes?

The good news is that though you can still eat your favourite foods, smaller quantities of less frequency should be taken. The key is to exclude fruits of high glycemic index and vegetables which are starchy. Avoid sweetened beverages, sweets and fried items and foods high in saturated fat and trans fat has to be avoided.

Book an appointment for your Regular Diet and Nutrition consultation at SMART Vision Clinic in Chennai.

You can book appointment at any of these places from Chennai: Adyar, Thiruvanmiyur,Tharamani, Velachery, ECR, OMR, Muttukadu, Kelambakkam, Kandanchavadi, Perungudi, Vijayanagar, Kotturpuram, Saidapet, Nandanam, Pallikaranai, Medavakkam, Ashok nagar, Besant nagar, Chamiers road, Chrompet, Gopalapuram, Mandaveli, Triplicane, Mylapore, Adambakkam, Greams road, Guindy, Tnagar, Ekkaduthangal, Jafferkhanpet, KK nagar, Kodambakkam, Madipakkam, St thomas mount, Mambalam, Mettupalayam, Nanganallur, Nungambakkam, Choolaimedu, Anna nagar, Mogapair, Thirumangalam, Kilpauk, Chetpet,Panagal park, Saligramam, Virugambakkam, Porur, Alwarthirunagar, Selaiyur, Vandalur, Kanathur, Panayur, Uthandi, Akkarai, Nesapakkam, Vettuvankeni, Neelankarai, Kottivakkam, Thiruporur, Nemili, Mahabalipuram, Mambakkam, Kandigai, Urapakkam, Guduvanchery, Perungalathur, Pallavaram, Tirusulam, Pazhavanthangal, Keelkattalai, Sembakkam, Peerkankaranai, Sithalapakkam, Vengaivasal, Madambakkam, Tambaram, Kattankulathur, Maraimalainagar, Ponmar, Muttukkaranchavadi, Kalpakkam, Pudupattinam, Senneri, Karumbakkam, Manimangalam, Sriperumbudur, Thiruneermalai, Kundrathur, Thoraipakkam, Moulivakkam, Iyyappanthangal, Poonamallee, Sai nagar.