Medical Nutrition Therapy

  • MNT

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)

A Medical food is prescribed by a physician when a patient has special nutrient needs in order to manage a disease or health condition, during the patient‘s ongoing care.

Clinical/Medical Nutrition is an area of medicine that seeks to identify and treat medical disorders in humans that result from improper or inadequate diet, or from diseases that make the body unable to handle the nutrients delivered to it in the normal diet.