Amera Marian Varghese

Specialities
Dietetics
Languages
English, Hindi, Malayalam

Core competencies

  • Nutrition assessment/screening                   
  • Nutrition intervention                                      
  • Nutrition counselling                                        
  • Health coaching                                                
  • Development of nutritional care plans                
  • Nutritional calculations                                 
  • Medical nutrition therapy                                
  • Health promotion and awareness                  
  • Menu design and analysis

Profile

Nationality
Nationality
Summary
Amera Varghese has experience working as a clinical dietician in some of the largest hospitals in the UAE as well as in the aviation food industry with one of the world’s largest airlines. She believes in promoting good dietary health and treating nutritional problems with practical but scientific advice about food choices, lifestyles, and healthy living.

She holds a Master's degree in food science and nutrition with a specialisation in dietetics, health and nutrition, with additional qualifications as a nutrigenetics counsellor and a certified Neuro linguist programming coach. She has also specialised in sports nutrition.

Her forte is helping people lose weight and designs therapeutic approaches to sustain and assist in achieving fitness goals. She has clinical experience in nutritional intervention, nutritional assessments and screenings, counselling, lifestyle management, quality development, menu design and analysis etc. She also has medical understanding and background in diabetes, cardiology, nephrology, gastroenterology, oncology, paediatrics (especially with pediatric type 1 Diabetes and childhood obesity), hormonal imbalances, obesity, malnutrition, enteral and parenteral nutrition and geriatric nutrition.

She also has experience in the following:
Gestational diabetes
Hypertension
Hyperlipidemia
Pre and post-natal diet
Suitable diets for various gastrointestinal disorders e.g. coeliac diseases, IBD, IBS, constipation
Weight management
Underweight
Disorders of liver and gallbladder
Eating disorders
Pre/post operation diet
Food Intolerance/allergy
General children nutrition
Nutritional deficiencies for vitamins and minerals e.g. anemia, hypocalcaemia, hyperuricemia, etc.

She has also been actively involved in several conferences, television shows and community initiatives that are undertaken to help the community understand more about the importance of nutrition and healthy lifestyle. She has served as a guest columnist in esteemed newspapers. She is Scope certified ((world obesity federation).

Qualification

Master’s Degree in Food Science and Nutrition
Certificate course in Sports Nutrition
Advanced Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming
Certificate in Advanced Translational Nutrigenetics
Member of American Society of Nutrition
Member of Indian Dietetic Association

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