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

CRAVINGS

CRAVINGS

    For most of us women, cravings intensify during our time of the month. During menstruation, our hormone levels change, causing cravings for high-carb and sweet foods. But your hormones may not be the only thing driving these cravings. Most likely, we all...

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Our Hammock Days

Our Hammock Days

    You know that having good mental health makes it easier to cope with the stresses of the day. As we recently moved from Dusseldorf to Cologne we spend a few days in an extraordinary apartment that my amazing sister in law was able to discover for us. In...

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My cute iced matcha latte

My cute iced matcha latte

    Every so often, I’ll go through a phase where coffee will send me into a state of frenzied anxiety, so in my current attempt to cut back, I’ve been opting for gentler iced matcha lattes in the mornings. These days I am a bit on the edge as we are faced...

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Our Hammock Days

Our Hammock Days

    You know that having good mental health makes it easier to cope with the stresses of the day. As we recently moved from Dusseldorf to Cologne we spend a few days in an extraordinary apartment that my amazing sister in law was able to discover for us. In...

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IBS

IBS

    With over 15 million people diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and studies estimating that number of people suffering from IBS are rising I thought I should make small reminders with this article! WHAT IS IBS? IBS is a common functional...

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