The pediatric nutrition clinic offers diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for children with eating disorders and children who are overweight or obese. The visit starts with a collection and review of objective data (weight, height, BMI). The childrens eating habits are then analyzed and, based on the available information, a treatment plan is proposed.
The pediatrician also provides information and advice to parents on nutrition for infants, children and adolescents. In fact, eating too much and eating poorly (too much fat, sugar, flour) while growing up not only causes an increase in the size of fat cells (those in which fat accumulates in our body) but, above all, an increase in their number, which then remains stable over time, resulting in it taking longer and being more difficult to lose weight even with proper nutrition.