FN 125 Diet Therapy I (Medical Nutrition Therapy)

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With the guidance of the faculty-in-charge (FIC), this course guides students in assessing the dietary needs of a patient/client in need of dietary intervention. They formulate diet plans (with the guidance of the FIC who is a registered nutritionist-dietitian) and implement the diet plans with the patients and/or clients. They also monitor and evaluate the diet therapy.

Duration / Date:

Usually from April to May, near the end of the second semester

Target / Beneficiaries:

Those who are in need of nutrition counselling (e.g., diabetics, hypertensives, overweight patients, to name a few) as referred by the college staff and their relatives, and by the College of Allied Medical Professions of UP Manila

Cost of Participation:


Office in Charge:

Department of Food Science and Nutrition
College of Home Economics
University of the Philippines Diliman

Contact Details:

Casiana Blanca Villarino, PhD
Department Chairperson
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
Room 220 Alonso Hall
College of Home Economics
Regidor St.
University of the Philipines
Tel. no.: 981 8500 loc. 3412
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]

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