Diet Therapy

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A therapeutic form of Self-Healing, which has an approach to treating medical conditions and their associated symptoms via the use of a specifically tailored diet devised and monitored by a registered dietitian or professional nutritionist.

The diet would be based upon the specific patient's medical and psychosocial history, as well as a physical examination, a functional examination, and their individual dietary history.

The role of this type of treatment, is administered by a dietitian or professional nutritionist, and is to reduce the risk of developing complications in pre-existing conditions such as diabetes as well as ameliorate the effects any existing conditions such as high cholesterol. Although many people believe that a larger number of ailments can be treated with adjustments in a person's diet, for example; it is thought by some that dark chocolate can heal certain psychological conditions, (as long as there is zero milk product in that chocolate), it is also widely believed that cod liver oil, krill oil can cure brain issues, as well as joint problems, large numbers will claim that B vitamins, or food high in B vitamins can cure certain blood problems, as well as depression. The list of these food related positive treatments is massive. Many medical conditions can either develop or could be made worse by an improper or unhealthy diet.

An example could be; Intradialytic Parenteral Nutrition (IDPN) Therapy, a nutritional support therapy for people on hemodialysis who have a difficult time maintaining adequate nutrition.