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

Lactose Intolerance Diet Advice

    Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest significant amounts of lactose, the predominant sugar of milk. This inability results from a shortage of the enzyme lactase, which is normally produced by the cells that line the small intestine. While not all persons...

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X-mas Guide for Healthy Holidays

    The first thing you should do is get out your planner and mark down all the parties, events and festivities. Look over the month and note how many days and how many times in a day you will be partaking of the holiday fare. If you only have one or two events, no...

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Prevalence of Lactose Maldigestion

    INTRODUCTION Need for the study Lactose intolerance is the inability to completely digest lactose, the major disaccharide found in milk. Intestinal digestion of lactose involves breakdown of lactose into glucose and galactose by membrane-bound lactase, an enzyme...

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

 

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