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Adult Nutrition Care Manual® (NCM®)

Evidence-based nutrition information at your fingertips.

With NCM®, enjoy instant access to the largest client education library of nutrition education materials, cutting-edge clinical nutrition recommendations, and a customizable diet manual with continuous updates. Join our community of nearly 10,000 daily users today!



  • Research-based nutrition information written by expert Registered Dietitian Nutritionists who are specialists in adult clinical nutrition.
  • Extensive Client Education library of 200 handouts, with 150 Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese translations.
  • Conveniently calculate tube feedings, modular solutions, infant formulas, and oral nutrition supplements and compare results to your client’s DRI needs with the NCM® Formulary Calculator.
  • Accurately estimate calorie needs with the NCM® Energy Needs Calculator which automatically selects the equation/formula you need to achieve the most accurate results.

  • Earn FREE continuing education credits (CPE) with access to our webinars.
  • Transition to the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) dysphagia framework using the NCM®’s convenient transition tools.
  • Be prepared for your facility’s next survey with the NCM® Diet Manual.
  • Get everyone on the same page- The NCM® can be added to all workstations and is accessible to your entire team or healthcare facility.
  • Consistently meet and comply with regulatory standards and guidelines in any setting.
  • NCM® is consistent with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Interpretive Guidelines and the Joint Commission Hospital Accreditation Standards.
  • Prepare for your next facility survey with tools and tips to stay in compliance.
  • Customize the NCM® Diet Manual to meet your facility’s unique needs and specific diets.
  • Design a diet manual approval process for your facility.
  • Be prepared! NCM® includes a disaster preparedness plan offering a contingency strategy for power outages, emergencies, and other natural disasters with easy to access backup materials.
The NCM® provides clinical recommendations and client education materials on over 130 topics, including:
  • Addiction
  • Anemia
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Burns
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Dysphagia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Food Allergies
  • Gastrointestinal Disease
  • General, Healthful Nutrition Therapy
  • Kidney Disease
  • Malnutrition
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Neurological
  • Older Adults
  • Oncology
  • Organ Transplant
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight & Obesity
  • Pressure Injury
  • Pulmonary
  • Reproduction
  • Vegetarian Nutrition
  • Weight Management
Check out our most recent content updates!

We're working on the following NCM® updates:
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Obesity Medications
  • Parenteral Nutrition


  • Determine calorie needs and tube feeding calculations quickly with NCM® Calculators.
  • Conveniently develop meal plans for clients with renal conditions using the NCM® Renal calculators.
  • Plan balanced meal plans using the NCM® Choices for Diabetes Caloric Intake Calculator.
  • Ensure your client’s DRI needs are met with the NCM® Formulary DRI comparison tool.
  • Modify sample menus to meet your client’s preferences by customizing any default menu in NCM® with the menu customization tool.
  • Stay up-to-date on malnutrition, coding and billing for nutrition services, and ICD-10 terminology.

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