CLINICAL NUTRITION

THE CLINICAL NUTRITION IS IN CHARGE TO EVALUATE THE STATE OF NUTRITION OF THE HUMAN BEING, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THAT THE NUTRITION IS A BIOLOGICAL PROCESS THAT INVOLVES THE DIGESTION, ABSORPTION, METABOLISM AND CELLULAR ASSIMILATION OF NUTRIMENTOS.

WHEN AN INDIVIDUAL BECOMES ILL ALTERS ITS SURROUNDINGS AND THEN THE FEEDING CHANGES COMPLETELY OF CONTEXT, SINCE IT ALTERS TO THE FUNCTION OF ORGANS AND SYSTEMS CAUSING A IMBALANCE IN THE LIFE OF THE INDIVIDUAL. THUS THE CLINICAL NUTRITION IS BASED ON THE VALUATION OF THE NUTRITION STATE, WHICH INVOLVES TO HEALTHY PEOPLE AT THE RISK OF BECOMING ILL (BY UNDERNOURISHMENT OR OBESITY) AND TO PEOPLE WITH SOME PATHOLOGICAL DISEASE.

IN SUCH A WAY THAT VALUATION NUTRICIA SERVES TO ADAPT THE REQUIREMENT OF CALORIES AND THE TYPE OF NUTRIMENTOS THAT ARE DUE TO RECOMMEND FOR EACH PATIENT.