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Geography
Course
GGR107H1
Professor
Charles Z Levkoe
Semester
Summer

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12-06-16 3:05 PM 8.7 What is nutrition assessment and what does it involve? Registered Dietarian (RD): person who can determine what you should do to improve your dietary needs A person can be either healthy or malnourished Undernourished: someone who is getting to little nutrients Overnourished: someone who is consuming too many nutrients 8.7.1 Nutrition Assessment Includes Examining a Patient’s Health and Diet History A person can have acute or chronic illnesses Questioning an individual’s dietary history is important Food frequency questionnaire It is a survey that discusses how often an individual consumes food Food Record It is a food diary of everything that you eat It might not be accurate because you might forget or you might not record it due to embarrassment Twenty-four-hour dietary recall Quick method of assessment done by a trained interviewer for twenty four hours 8.7.2 Anthropometric data is used to help assess nutritional status Adults measuring their BMI (Body Mass Index) 8.7.3 Conduct a Physical Examination Observing physical features such as hair, eyes, skin can determine certain illnesses 8.7.4 Collect laboratory data Lab tests
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