Thornton Dietitian Consultants

Sharon Thornton, MS, RDN, LDN

What's Medical Nutrition Therapy?

Medical Nutrtion Therapy (MNT):

- "nutritional diagnostic, therapy, and counseling services for the purpose of disease managment which are furnished by a registered dietitian or nutrition professional..." (source Medicare MNT legislation, 2000).

- MNT involves in-depth individualized nutrition assessment and duration and frequency of care using the Nutrition Care Process to manage disease.