Nutrition assessment

Nutrition assessment - FDNS 2100 Human Nutrition and Food...

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FDNS 2100 Lee Human Nutrition and Food NUTRITION ASSESSMENT 1. Nutrition Assessment of Individual (1) Evaluates the many factors that influence or reflect nutritional health 1) ________________ regarding diet, health status, drug use, and socioeconomic status is gathered. ii. __________ data measure physical characteristics including height and weight. iii. Physical examinations require skill and reveal possible nutrition imbalances. iv. ____________________ detect early signs of malnutrition. 1) Stages in Nutrient Deficiency i. Overt is easy to observe ii. Primary deficiency is inadequate dietary intake iii. Secondary deficiency is caused by disease or drugs iv. Subclinical deficiency is the early stages of deficiency without outward signs v. Covert is hidden 2. Nutrition Assessment of Populations (1) National Nutrition Surveys 1) National Nutrition Monitoring Program uses survey research to collect data on foods people eat and people’s health status. 2) Data collected is used for nutrition policy, food assistance programs and food
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