The Iwate Prefecture is known as the highest salt intake and the highest mortality of cerebrovascular disorder in Japan. So it is difficult to eat healthy foods when eating out for hypertension patient. So we opened Doctor's restaurant Ichigeya in front of our clinic.Objective:
The objective is to give more effective education for low calorie and low salt diet for hypertension patient by using Dr's restaurant which can demonstrate the cooking live from the kitchen.Design and Method:
We have held low calorie and low salt diet dinner event with cooking live demonstration at the Dr's resutaurant ten times in total. The concept of the healthy menu in the restaurant are as follows;1. Total calorie is less than 600 kilocalorie,2. The total salt 2.5 g. In the dinner event, our clinic staff broadcasts the healthy cooking methods by chef from the kitchen of the restaurant to the TV display at the main hall, by using handy video camera. The theme of the dinner event was how to reduce the sodium on cooking. The chef and the registered dietitian explained how to reduce the sodium when cooking the miso soup.Results:
Total number of the participant to the dinner event was 344(male39, female305). Mean age was 68.7 years old(male),and 60.6 years old(female). 22.6% of participants were patients with hypertension, and 12.8% with diabetes,11.0% with dyslipidemia, other disease 12.8%,No disease31.8%. The questionnaire from the participants says cooking live demonstration is useful to understand how to reduce the salt intake.Conclusions:
Healthy dinner event with cooking live demonstration at the Dr's restaurant can help to understand how to reduce the sodium intake. The healthy menus and healthy cooking live demonstration at the Dr's restaurant help to understand the appropriate seasoning for low calorie and low salt diet.