Main Purpose of Therapeutic Diets:
a. To maintain good nutritional status.
b. To correct the deficiencies which has occurred.
c. To provide rest to the body or to certain part of the body for the metabolism of nutrients.
d. To bring about changes in weight where ever necessary.
e. Education of the patient regarding the need for adherence to prescribed diet.
Therapeutic nutrition begins with the normal diet which are planned to restore good nutrition a sick person.