Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) Effectiveness: Dyslipidemia Systematic Review (2021-22)
Medical Nutrition Therapy Effectiveness: Dyslipidemia
Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) is an evidence-based application of the Nutrition Care Process. The provision of MNT to a patient or client may include one or more of the following: nutrition assessment/reassessment, nutrition diagnosis, nutrition intervention and nutrition monitoring and evaluation that typically results in the prevention, delay, or management of diseases and/or conditions. 1, 2
MNT Effectiveness: Dyslipidemia (2022)
The expert panel focused on the effectiveness of MNT for adults with dyslipidemia on the following outcomes:
- Lipid profile
- Blood pressure
- Anthropometric outcomes
- Glycemic outcomes
- Quality of life
- Adverse events
Key Findings: Moderate certainty of evidence demonstrates MNT provided by a RDN or international equivalent improves lipid profile (total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and triglyceride levels) in adults with dyslipidemia.
The results of the review have been published in the Journalof Clinical Lipidology: Effectiveness of medical nutrition therapy in the management of adult dyslipidemia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Alex E Mohr, Cherine Hatem, Geeta Sikand, Mary Rozga, Lisa Moloney, Joanne Sullivan, Desiree De Waal, Deepa Handu. J Clin Lipidol. 2022 Jun 25;S1933-2874(22)00182-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacl.2022.06.008. Online ahead of print.
- electronic Nutrition Care Process Terminology. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process and Outcomes Web site. www.ncpro.org Accessed March 9, 2020.
- Swan WI, Vivanti A, et al. Nutrition Care Process and Model Update: Toward Realizing People-Centered Care and Outcomes Management. J Acad Nutr Diet 2017 117(12):2003-2014 PMID: 28988837 doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2017.07.015
Use the links on the left navigation bar to view the results of the review. Click to return to the MNT home page.