Most people depend on their doctor(s) when it comes to the most important decisions they make about their health. For many things, doctors are indeed a good source of information, considering how intense their education and training in the health sciences is.
But there are also a number of areas or topics about which doctors simply aren’t the best source of information. A glaring example is nutrition. Doctors are simply not given much training in nutrition.
The facts are:
- The human body requires seven major types of nutrients.
- Not all nutrients provide energy but are still important, such as water and fiber.
- Micronutrients are important but required in smaller amounts.
- Vitamins are essential organic compounds that the human body cannot synthesize.
Nowhere is the concept of proper nutritional intake more critical perhaps, than in a nursing and rehabilitation center.
At Delmar Rehab, we are extremely mindful and vigilant to ensure that our residents receive the proper nutrition required for them to thrive in health and happiness.
Our physicians are vetted carefully and we are proud to say that they care for the totality of our patients and residents, including staying on top of their nutritional intake.