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

Kombucha

    What it is Kombucha is a fermented drink made form sweetened tea with a history going back thousands of years through China, Japan and Tibet, although its exact origin is unknown. It has recently become hugely popular in Europe.   How it’s made Made from sweetened...

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Eating healthy is possible and fun as well!

    People sometimes think that eating healthy is impossible and very complicated so they end up eating  some jelly in a bag that they think that the 0% fat 0% sugar will give them the answer to a healthier diet! Other times they  end up replacing meals by drinking “...

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It’s officially Spring. Don’t let the weather fool you!

    FINALLY  It's time to get your butt outside and go for a walk. Go to a festival. Plant some flowers!! Take a hike. Go for a jog!  Pack a picnic. In other words, get off the couch and stop sleeping in so late - it's no longer winter! You're gonna need a few...

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My 5 health tips to reduce stress and anxiety

1. Maximize your sleep! 😉 Sleep affects your hormones and weight loss, your energy levels and motivation, your clarity around decision making, your perceived effort and of course you become more productive and efficient! 💪 2. Reduce coffee, alcohol & added sugars. 🍫...

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Follow us for a sugar-free HEAVEN

    You are aware that you are not the only person with a “special” relationship with sugar right? But chances are the reasons behind it are unique! To make nice with sugar you will need to identify the types you are drawn to and how much of them you consume. STEP 1...

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Food Labels

    How much does it cost?   Where do calories come from?   Basically, calories in a diet come from four different sources: carbohydrates, proteins, alcohol and fat. Carbohydrates, proteins and fats are consumed on a daily basis in large quantities. Each one of these...

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(+357) 22 454 663

 

11, Kyriakou Matsi Street Nikis Center 1st Floor 1082, Nicosia- Cyprus

 

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