Alexia Potamitou

Clinical Dietitian / Nutritionist BS, MS (USA)
 
BIOGRAPHY

Southern Illinois University Carbondale – Bachelor of Science, Food and Nutrition
Southern Illinois University Carbondale – Master of Science, Dietetics

Iowa State University

Dietetic Internship (Food service Management, community Nutrition), May 2005
Special training on Gastrointestinal Diseases and Adulthood Obesity- Maricopa County Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona

Assistant for teaching dietetics
SIU University 2002 – 2003

Member of the American Association of Dietitians
ADA – 12th consecutive term

Member of the Association of Dietitians of Cyprus
12th continuous term

Member of the European Dietetic Association (ESPEN)
Author of the children’s book “Alexia’s Dietary Stories version of 2018
Author of the book “Now we eat without guilt” version of 2012  

Participation in research papers in dietetics published in foreign and Greek magazines
Project “Get Strong” 2001 – Anorexia Nervosa in College Girls 2003

Published article “Foods that fight cancer: fruits and vegetables could save your life”
Cyprus Medical Journal 2000

Research work “Lactose intolerance in Cyprus”
Published in the American Journal of the Dietetic Association, 2005

Research paper “Helicobacter pylori in Cyprus”, Helicobacter 2011, vol 16.
Thematic diaries of food in magazine Life and Teleores
Articles in the daily press about health issues every year
Participation in radio and television programs for health issues
Weekly views on MEGAONE 2016-2017 TV channel
Participation in the MANADOOB summer workshop “Self-esteem & Life Skills” for children 7-12 years 2016
Participation in the workshop for kids ages 5-10 “Eat, Dance, and Decide” 2018
Speaking at schools on Nutrition issues
Restaurant Menu Elma & Fred Green Menu May 2018
Blogger at: alexiapotamitou.com

services

Clinical Dietetics
  • Diabetes Type I, Type II, Gestational
  • Diabetes
  • Adulthood Obesity, Bariatric patients
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Gastrostomy Diet
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • IBD – Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Celiac disease
  • IBS – Irritable bowel disease
  • Constipation
  • Food allergies
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Emotional Eating
  • Nutritional Cachexia
  • Nutrition and Cancer
  • Osteoporosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Hypothyroidism
Dietetics

  • Adulthood Obesity
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Vegetarian Nutrition
  • Fasting
  • Food Intolerance
  • Introducing solid food to infants
  • Lactation and Postlactation diet
  • Fodmap

articles

Belly fat! Why do I have belly fat?

Belly fat! Why do I have belly fat?

    Well, as you’ve probably heard, where we store fat relates to hormones, genetics, and certain medical conditions. Things that can increase visceral fat include: A higher body fat percentage: Although genetics and hormones will determine how fat is...

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Your skin reflects your inner health

Your skin reflects your inner health

    As an external reflection of what is happening internally, it’s likely no surprise that what you eat, and how you take care of your body, your emotional, mental, and spiritual health ALL affect how your skin looks and feels. Ι haven’t had any skin issues...

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SPRING IS FOR RENEWAL

SPRING IS FOR RENEWAL

    Our life is a never ending circle. The seasons come and go. People come and go. You eat, digest, and eliminate. Eventually, everything comes full circle. As we move into spring, there’s a shift in collective energy. It’s time to let go of the stagnation...

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ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM MIGRAINES?

ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM MIGRAINES?

    In my clinical practice I have seen many people suffering from migrains, mostly women in their peri menopause period. Mrs M has reminded me yesterday that the solutions I proposed to her a while ago worked!! So here it goes...Headaches are an extremely...

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Stress And Emotional Eating

Stress And Emotional Eating

    I have been talking and writing about emotional eating for as long as I have been a dietitian! But, I must admit it is the first time I really leave and breath stress every day in the extent that I sometimes feel I can’t handle it any longer…In my...

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