Nutritional Counseling

  • Warren A. Heffron
  • Phyllis B. Acosta


Nutrition counseling is a common part of the daily practice of family medicine. A review of patients seen in a university family practice center revealed that 50 percent of the patients should have had some form of nutrition counseling as interpreted by a nutritionist. In a large study of Virginia family practice patients, reported by Marsland et al (15), seven of the 20 most common problems seen should have nutrition counseling.


Energy Intake Human Milk Iron Deficiency Anemia Ideal Body Weight Ideal Weight 
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  • Warren A. Heffron
  • Phyllis B. Acosta

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