By - Prince Yalley Abban , RD

What I Wish I knew Before my Dietetics Internship.

It is well noted and appreciated by many that experience is the best teacher. However,the wise and best thing in life is to learn from the experience of others. Trust me, some mistakes are not worth the experience. I am optimistic of the future of dietetics and appreciate greatly how lecturers, preceptors and dietitians are inspiring the next generation of

Diabetes Frequently Asked Questions
By - dietcareghana editor

Diabetes Frequently Asked Questions – DietCare Ghana

Global rise in the prevalence of diabetes There has been a global rise in the prevalence of diabetes in recent times. In 2016, WHO had  it focus on diabetes for the World Health Day celebration. In this article  we would  learn more  differences between diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus which is uncommon and also consider some frequently asked questions about

New Code of Ethics for Nutritition and Dietetics Profession
By - Prince Yalley Abban , RD

New Code of Ethics for Nutrition and Dietetics Profession

The Academy’s Code of Ethics has been updated numerous times since the 1930 publication of “A Professional Code for the Hospital Dietitian.” The most recent revision prior to this year’s was published in 2009. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving  the nation’s health and advancing

WHO drafts new guidelines saturated fat
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WHO drafts new health guidelines on saturated fat

  The World Health Organisation (WHO) launched an open  public consultation draft guidelines for intake of saturated fat and trans fat. The objective of these guidelines is to provide recommendations on the intake of saturated fatty acids and trans-fatty acids to reduce the risk of CVDs in adults and children. The online public consultation was opened : 04 May to 01

Healthy Ramadan : Staying Healthy
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A healthy Ramadan : Eating right and Staying Healthy

The holy month of Ramadan is the ninth month on the Islamic calendar and a significant month in which Muslims globally observe the obligatory month-long fasting, as decreed by Allah in Qur’an Sural al-Baqarah 2:183-185. The command by Allah to fast, its significance and the goal of fasting are enshrined in three verses of Surah Al Baqarah (183-185), hence the overwhelming seriousness

ICD 2020 - Capetown
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ICD 2020 : XVIII International Congress of Dietetics Slated for Cape Town, South Africa

  XVIII International Congress of Dietetics. Cape Town, South Africa The Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) is proud to host ICD 2020 and promises to offer an unforgettable experience in the beautiful city of Cape Town. The 17th International Congress of Dietetics was held in Granada, Spain. It is the first ICDA Congress that will be held on the

By - Prince Yalley Abban , RD

Diabetes UK New Nutrition Guidelines Supports Individual Approach

Are you looking for evidenced based science of nutrition linked to the prevention and management of diabetes? Diabetes UK has launched a new nutrition guidelines to support Individual approach of diabetes management. The overarching aim of this guideline is to provide evidence based nutrition recommendations for healthcare professionals to support adults with diabetes and those at risk of Type 2

achieve health goals 2018
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Why Some People Would Not Achieve Their Health Goals for 2018

                                      ACHIEVING YOUR HEALTH GOALS FOR 2018 We have all grown to love and embrace the idea of self-improvement. It was that time of the year , new year when most of us  made resolutions for 2018, especially setting our health goals

By - dietcareghana editor

Detox Diets: Truth or Fiction? Do You Really Need It? This Will Help You Decide!

Detox Diets : Truth or Fiction   When consumers hear the word “diet,” they probably think weight loss. The dictionary’s primary definition of diet is what you usually eat, your usual intake of food and drink. When consumers hear “detox,” they think detox diet, a term that has come to signify something curative.   Can what you eat or drink

setting smart health goals 2018
By - Prince Yalley Abban , RD

Setting Smart Health Goals for 2018

    The secret to setting smart health goals in 2018 We are always advised to write  down our goals if we want to achieve something worthwhile. There is more to turning your goals from a fleeting wish into something substantial. The following points would guide you to set smart health goals in 2018. 1. SPECIFIC Make your goal clear.Do

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