Fast Track Analysis


  1. 7-Day Food Intake

  2. Prepare Nutrition Prescription

  3. Implement Nutrition Prescription

  4. Iron Deficiency Anemia(Client PDF Handout)

  5. Global Issues

Fast Track Agnes Higgins Analysis  
Agnes Higgins Method of Nutritional Rehabilitation in Pregnancy Ten minute video: Building a Healthy Baby

This section provides the sequential forms needed by an individual, trained in the Agnes Higgins Method of Nutrition Rehabilitation in Pregnancy, who is ready to analyze a client's already completed 7 day food intake record. It enables the individual to enter the data from the handwritten record and proceed rapidly through the forms and charts necessary to prepare a computerized prescription for daily Protein and KCalories and determine the recommended food additions.

Click here if you are an expert user ready to do a rapid analysis with a client's data in hand.


Please go sequentially through Tutorials 1, 2, and 3 below to learn, or review this method. You will still be able to use the same charts and forms and walk through the procedure to obtain a Higgins prescription.


  Click on the links below or the list to the left to access a Tutorial. Tutorials may be studied in any sequence, except four, five and six which proceed in order.
  1. Obtaining and analyzing a 7 Day Food Intake Record for Protein and KCalorie Intake

  2. Preparing a Nutrition Prescription:
    The Higgins Method of Nutritional Rehabilitation During Pregnancy

  3. Key concepts in implementation of the Nutrition Prescription

  4. Nutrition rehabilitation for iron deficient anemia:
    during pregnancy and after post partum hemorrhage (client handout PDF)

  5. Global Issues: social, political and economic factors affecting adequate maternal and child nutrition

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