Catering Glossary

DGEM schedule

The DGEM schedule is a system of nutrition established by the German Society of Nutritional Medicine (DGEM). The schedule was developed for doctors, dieticians and kitchen managers as a basis for common dietary needs. It classifies nutrition under four headings: 

  • standard nutrition and light standard nutrition 
  • energy defined nutrition 
  • electrolyte and protein defined nutrition 
  • special diets