Dietary Services

The Department of Dietetics at Ernakulam Medical Centre is dedicated to providing comprehensive nutritional assessment and dietary advice to patients. Led by a registered dietitian, the department evaluates the nutritional needs of acute care patients and schedules appointments for outpatients requiring diet modifications as prescribed by their medical providers. Our services are available both prior to and during hospital stays to meet the special dietary needs of patients.



Our dietitian focuses on promoting good health through proper food and nutrition. We are involved in:

  • Supervising food preparation and service.
  • Developing modified diets for specific health conditions.
  • Participating in research and providing education on nutritional habits.
  • Ensuring that the food provided to patients is safe, nutritious, and tailored to individual requirements.
  • Advising on and preparing attractive and nutritious meals for patients.
  • Dietary modification for medical issues involving dietary intake.

Our professional dietitians offer specialized services in areas such as:

  • Diabetes management.
  • Obesity management.
  • Pediatric nutrition.
  • Renal disease nutrition.

Key Functions:

  • Providing outpatient and inpatient consultations on dietary needs.
  • Developing and implementing modified diets.
  • Educating patients on their nutritional requirements.
  • Monitoring the preparation, handling, and delivery of food to ensure quality and safety.
  • Managing food and drug interactions to avoid adverse effects.

Our Commitment:

Our goal is to provide medical nutritional intervention and ensure that every patient receives personalized, safe, and effective dietary care. We work closely with physicians and other healthcare providers to cater to the specific nutritional needs of each patient.


The Dietary Services Department at EMC Hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to ensure the highest standards in nutritional care:

  • A modern kitchen where meals are prepared under strict hygienic conditions, ensuring safety and quality.
  • Advanced equipment for the preparation of a wide range of dietary requirements, from regular meals to specialized therapeutic diets.
  • Dedicated areas for food preparation and storage, designed to prevent cross-contamination and maintain nutritional integrity.
  • A comfortable and private consultation area where patients can discuss their dietary needs and concerns with our dietitians.
  • Access to the latest nutritional research and resources, enabling our team to stay updated with current dietary trends and medical nutrition therapy advancements.
  • Collaboration with the hospital's medical teams to integrate dietary plans with overall patient care, ensuring a holistic approach to health and recovery.


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