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  • Let Me Hear

    Your Body

    Talk The Nutrition-Focused Physical

    Coco Newton, MPH, RD, CCN

    Webinar, Dietitians in Integrative & Functional Medicine September 18, 2014

  • VALUE of Nutrition-Focused Physical

    Enhances successful outcomes

    Enhances therapeutic relationship

  • Collective Wisdom

    Adele Huls, PhD, RD

    Cindy Hamilton, MS, RD, CNSD (webinar,

    The Use of Nutrition Focused Physical Exam & Functional

    Parameters to Determine Malnutrition Dietitians in

    Nutrition Support DPG (10/20/11)

    Kathie Swift, MS, RD (instructor) Nutrition-Focused

    Physical Exam in Nutrition in Practice Food As Medicine,

    Center for Mind-Body Medicine (2012)

    Kathleen Mahan, Sylvia Escott-Stump, Janice L.

    Raymond. Krauses Food & The Nutrition Care Process,

    13th Ed. pp.1075-1099, ( 2012)

  • Collective Wisdom

    Mary Ann Kight. et al. Conducting Physical

    Examination Rounds for Manifestations of Nutrient

    Deficiency or Excess: An Essential Component of

    JCAHO Assessment Performance. Nutrition In Clinical

    Practice; 14(2):93 (April 1, 1999)

    Mary D. Litchford, PhD, RD, LDN (author)

    Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment: Making

    Clinical Connections (2012)

  • Collective Wisdom

    Michael Stone, MD, MS (instructor)

    Nutrition-Related Physical Exam for Nutrition

    Professionals Applying Functional Nutrition for

    Chronic Disease Prevention & Management Course

    at Institute for Functional Medicine (2010-2012)

    Ruth Leyse-Wallace, PhD, RD Nutrition Focused

    Physical Examinations

  • Adele Huls, PhD, RD, LMNT

    Diana Noland, MPH, RD, CCN

    Nutrition-focused physical exam: checklist

    Key terms for performance of nutrition-focused physical exam

    Resources for the nutrition-focused physical exam

    Most commonly observed clinical signs and symptoms

    Nutrition-focused physical examination: observations

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  • Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam

    Deborah Ford, MS, RD; Sudha Raj, PhD, RD, CDN; Rita Kashi Batheja, MS, RD, CDN; Ruth DeBusk, PhD, RD, LDN; Dave Grotto, RD, LDN; Diana Noland, MPH, RD; Elizabeth Redmond, PhD, MMSc, RD, LD; Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RD, LDN. American Dietetic Association: Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance for registered dietitians (competent, proficient, and expert) in Integrative and Functional Medicine. J Am Diet Assoc. 2011;111:902-913

  • Tools

    1. 2. 3.

    5. 6.

    8. 9.

    1. Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis

    2. Tape measure 3. ETOH glass or

    Temporal Artery thermometer

    4. Blood pressure 5. Pen light 6. Pulse oximeter 7. Reflex hammer 8. Scale 9. Tongue depressor


    7. 8.

  • 1st impression?

  • Looking for Nutritional Imbalances

    Body Composition






  • BODY


  • Waist:Height better CVD predictor than BMI

    300,000 people

    Goal = waist circumference height

    19th conference on Obesity in Lyon, France (May 12, 2012)

  • Osteoporosis/Fatty Bone

    OBESITY- 30% trabecular bone volume, porosity, stiffness

    ANOREXIA- fat in bone marrow

    Ecklund K et al. Bone marrow changes in adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa

    J Bone Min Res Feb 2010

    Cohen A, et al. Abdominal fat is associated with lower bone formation and inferior bone quality in healthy

    premenopausal women: A transiliac bone biopsy study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2013

  • SKIN

  • Skin