Alexia Potamitou

Clinical Dietitian / Nutritionist BS, MS (USA)

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:


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

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


What is RED-S?

What is RED-S?

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) is a condition that is caused by your body not receiving enough energy for the amount it is expending. This state is otherwise known as low energy availability (LEA). Male and female athletes (or anyone who exercises daily)...

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Οι διαιτητικές ίνες στη διατροφή μας!

Οι διαιτητικές ίνες στη διατροφή μας!

1. Τι είναι οι διαιτητικές ίνες; Οι διαιτητικές ίνες είναι γνωστές και ως φυτικές ίνες. Είναι πολυσακχαρίτες που δεν πέπτονται , αφού δεν προσβάλλονται από τα πεπτικά ένζυμα του λεπτού εντέρου. Έτσι οι φυτικές ίνες καταλήγουν στο παχύ έντερο όπου μπορούν να υποστούν...

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8 Χριστουγεννιάτικες Διατροφικές Συμβουλές!

8 Χριστουγεννιάτικες Διατροφικές Συμβουλές!

    Πολλοί ασθενείς που βρίσκονται σε πρόγραμμα απώλειας κιλών αναρωτιούνται αν τις μέρες των εορτών θα μπορούσαν να μην δουν το δείκτη τη ζυγαριάς να ανεβαίνει. Επιπλέον πολλοί που δεν βρίσκονται σε πρόγραμμα αναρωτιούνται αν μπορούν να διατηρήσουν το βάρος...

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    Το ήξερες ότι 12 μικρά κάστανα περιέχουν 36mg Βιταμίνη C και ότι είναι ο μοναδικός ξηρός καρπός που περιέχει Βιταμίνη C; H Βιταμίνη C , η Βιταμίνη Ε, τα αντιοξειδωτικά και τα μέταλλα όπως το Χαλκός, το Μαγνήσιο και ο Ψευδάργυρος που περιέχουν τα κάστανα...

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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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