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The Food Clinic - improving health through good nutrition

Our Ethos

A professional evidence-based dietetic practice in Singapore, The Food Clinic prizes itself on providing advice in an open, friendly and accessible manner.

We aim to maintain an open line of communication with the referring doctor/healthcare professional and thereby provide a comprehensive service to the patient with minimal stress.

 

Our Individual Dietetic and Nutritional Counselling Practice

Patients referred are assessed and expert advice provided on a range of medical conditions and health concerns requiring nutritional intervention.

Infants and Children

  • Infant feeding and weaning.
  • Colic and reflux.
  • Dietary assessments for poor eating habits, suspected inadequate nutrient intake
    (e.g. iron deficiency), poor or slow weight gain, faltering weight or growth in young
    children.
  • Childhood weight management through safe, simple and effective advice to promote growth and development and an improved and healthy lifestyle for life.
  • Nutrition related to learning and behavioural issues such as attention deficit
    disorders, autism spectrum disorders, poor concentration, dyslexia etc.
  • Fussy or faddy eaters.

Children and Adults

  • General healthy eating: to improve well-being, increase energy and promote health.
  • Diabetes Mellitus.
  • Food intolerance.
  • Food allergy.
  • Weight management: safe, effective and realistic advice to balance weight for life.
  • Malignant disease.
  • Dietary assessment.
  • Coeliac disease.
  • GI problems e.g. irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, constipation, reflux, indigestion, flatulence.
  • Vegan and vegetarian diets.
  • Diet and dental health.
  • Iron deficiency.
  • Fatigue.
  • Ketogenic diets.

Adults

  • Cardiovascular conditions e.g.  Hyperlipidaemia, hypertension, coronary heart
    disease.
  • Chronic liver disease.
  • Nutrition in pregnancy, fertility planning and other gynaecological conditions such
    as polycystic ovarian disease.
  • Mental disorders e.g. depression.

Our referral procedure

In accordance with our professional code of practice we operate on a referral system.

Simply print, complete and email a referral form to The Food Clinic. Your patient will be contacted to arrange an appointment. Some referrals may require a doctor's signature.

please contact Karen, if you require a copy of the referral form.

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What you can expect from The Food Clinic

  • All patients will be offered an appointment promptly on receipt of a referral if required.
  • All patients will receive a full dietetic assessment and be provided with advice, targets and goals for treatment at the first consultation. A review appointment will be set if necessary.
  • A full report and dietetic assessment will be sent to the referring doctor. (If a report is required urgently please state this on the referral).
  • Patients are prioritised.


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