Medical Nutrition Therapy: Definition & Uses


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This diet is high in unhealthy fats, sugar and salt and low in fiber, vitamins and minerals.

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1. Which of the following best defines Medical Nutrition Therapy?

2. Medical nutrition therapy is typically administered by this nutrition expert.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Medical nutrition therapy is often helpful or necessary to help treat certain diseases and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of this type of intervention. You'll be tested on diets as well as what diseases benefit from improved nutrition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment tools will test your ability to:

  • Identify a diet high in sugar, salt and fats and low in important nutrients
  • Define medical nutrition therapy (MNT)
  • Recognize who usually administers MNT
  • Understand the benefits of MNT

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on MNT
  • Making connections - use understanding of MNT to identify its features and uses
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define medical nutrition therapy

Additional Learning

Get more details and examples on the subject of MNT with our lesson called Medical Nutrition Therapy: Definition & Uses. Once you study it, you should be able to:

  • Describe MNT and how it is used to improve health
  • Recognize potential challenges to sticking with MNT
  • Name some medical conditions that benefit from MNT