Nutrition - McKnight's Long Term Care News


Martie L. Moore, RN, MAOM, CPHQ

Malnourishment: Your issue and mine

I was amazed how I lost 10 pounds while being in the hospital. I made a joke with a friend of mine who is a dietician about the “hospital diet.” She became very serious and stated, “You know we do more harm than good to our patients by the lack of attention to malnourishment.” In looking to the research, she is correct.

Cutting through labeling confusion

FDA nutrition guide released

ESHA Research has published a new guide for understanding the FDA’s changes the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts labels called “Cutting Through Labeling Confusion | New FDA Nutrition Facts Label Changes Guide.”

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