Nutrition Care Process

Step 3: Nutrition Intervention

The Academy's nutrition care process for the profession has four steps - (1) nutrition assessment, (2) nutrition diagnosis, (3) nutrition intervention, and (4) nutrition monitoring and evaluation.

Nutrition Intervention, the third step following assessment and diagnosis, is defined as purposefully planned actions intended to positively change a nutrition-related behavior, environmental condition, or aspect of health status for an individual (and his/her family or caregivers), target group, or the community at large. It consists of two components: planning and implementation.

Nutrition Intervention:

  • The Nutrition Counseling evidence analysis project is published in the Nutrition Intervention section of the library.


  • Academy of Nutrition and Dieterics. International Dietetics and Nutrition Terminology Reference Manual; 2013.

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