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2019 Nutrition Care Manual® Annual Update


NCM® Diet Manual Updates

IDDSI Diets including:


  • Framework
  • Transitioning Texture-Modified Diet Terminology and Definitions to the IDDSI Framework
  • Using IDDSI Testing Methods
  • Audit Sheets
  • Level 7 Regular Easy-to-Chew
  • Level 6 Soft & Bite-Sized Blue

NCM® Resources Updates

  • New Cultural Foods sections: Asian Indian, Brazilian, Cypriot, Greek, Jamaican, Kenyan, Nepalese, Peruvian, South Korean, Spanish, Thai

NCM® Clinical Updates

Review clinical updates in the Bariatric Surgery and Malnutrition sections with our new consolidated format!


Conditions Section

Summary of Updates

Bariatric Surgery

Updated section with comprehensive nutritional management for bariatric surgery featuring the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics resources: Evidence Analysis Library Bariatric Surgery Systematic Review and Pocket Guide to Bariatric Surgery, 2nd Edition.


Brand new section with all-inclusive guidance for providing nutrition care in adults with malnutrition.  


New and Improved NCM® Client Education Handouts

Now access 90 more vegetarian (lacto-ovo) and vegan menus for top viewed NCM® client education handouts:


  • 1,200-Calorie Sample Meal Plan
  • 1,300-Calorie Sample Meal Plan
  • 1,400-Calorie Sample Meal Plan
  • 1,500-Calorie Sample Meal Plan
  • 1,600-Calorie Sample Meal Plan
  • 1,700-Calorie Sample Meal Plan
  • 1,800-Calorie Sample Meal Plan
  • 1,900-Calorie Sample Meal Plan
  • 2,000-Calorie Sample Meal Plan
  • 2,200-Calorie Sample Meal Plan
  • Amputations
  • Breastfeeding Nutrition Therapy
  • Burns Nutrition Therapy
  • Celiac Disease Nutrition Therapy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Nutrition Therapy
  • Cirrhosis Nutrition Therapy
  • Colostomy Nutrition Therapy
  • Constipation Nutrition Therapy
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Nutrition Therapy
  • Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease Stages 1 Through 4: Nutrition Guidelines
  • Diarrhea Nutrition Therapy
  • Gallbladder Nutrition Therapy
  • Gastric Surgery Nutrition Therapy
  • Gluten-Free Nutrition Therapy
  • Heart Failure Nutrition Therapy
  • Heart Healthy Consistent Carbohydrate Nutrition Therapy
  • Hepatitis Nutrition Therapy
  • High Triglycerides Nutrition Therapy
  • Hypoglycemia (Not Caused by Diabetes) Nutrition Therapy
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Nutrition Therapy
  • Ileostomy Nutrition Therapy
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia Nutrition Therapy
  • Iron-Rich Nutrition Therapy
  • Low-Purine, Purine-Restricted Nutrition Therapy
  • Morning Sickness Nutrition Therapy
  • Peptic Ulcer Nutrition Therapy
  • Preeclampsia/Eclampsia Nutrition Therapy and Meal Planning Tips
  • Pressure Injury Nutrition Therapy
  • Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) Nutrition Therapy For Patients With A Colon
  • Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) Nutrition Therapy For Patients Without A Colon
  • Stroke Nutrition Therapy
  • Type 1 Diabetes Nutrition Therapy
  • Underweight Nutrition Therapy
  • Whipple Surgery Nutrition Therapy


Don’t miss the expanded and updated NCM® client education handouts:


  • IDDSI Level 7 Regular Easy to Chew Nutrition Therapy (Updated)
  • IDDSI Level 6 Soft and Bite-Sized (Blue) Nutrition Therapy (Updated)
  • IDDSI Thickened Liquid Nutrition Therapy (Updated)
  • Pressure Injury Nutrition Therapy (Updated)

NCM® Technological Updates

  • Improved search function and recommended results
  • New Dietitian Contact
    • You can now designate existing users or add new users as dietitian contacts within the contacts page of the admin menu. This designation will include them on subscription status notices, such as past-due or renewal email notifications.
  • Client-ed downloads can now be directly linked from your EHR
    • For SSO/IP authentication users links to client education materials can be placed on internal EHR pages for direct download in their default format.  Please contact our support staff for more information on how to configure this new feature.
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We hope you enjoy the 2019 Nutrition Care Manual® Updates!


The NCM® Team