Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation


Nutrition Assessment 
The 2006 Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management and Prevention of Obesity in Adults and Children describes an algorithm (see page 5 of the guidelines) for the assessment and stepwise management of the overweight or obese adult (1). The assessment includes:
  • anthropometric and biochemistry measures
  • medical investigations
  • screening for depression, eating and mood disorders
  • consideration of readiness to change behaviours and
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Last Updated: 2020-01-20