Unformatted text preview: requirement. Pt has a BMI in the overweight range. Her 14% weight gain in 2 years is understood as being non-significant, since it is in a larger span of time. Her MAMA and TSF percentile is in the normal range indicating average fat stores. Pt’s diet assessment indicates pt’s diet is poorly balanced with inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption (her only consumption was lettuce and tomatoes). Pt’s diet is low in the majority of vitamins and minerals due to eating fast food for convenience. Pt seems interested in improving her diet and is interested in losing weight. P. Decrease energy intake by ~550 kcals/day through: 3 smaller-portioned meals and 2 snacks. Encourage 3-4 servings/day of fruit and vegetables. Cut out fast food and prepare food from home. Handouts discussed and provided: 3 day food menu of healthy, easy and quick recipes. Follow-up in 2 weeks for weight check and diet assessment. Kim Chin, RD...
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- Fall '11
- Nutrition, weight gain, Involuntary weight gain