Definition of the NANDA label
The Risk of nutritional imbalance due to excess is the state in which the individual runs the risk of consuming an amount of food that is higher than her metabolic demands.
Presence of the following risk factors:
- Reference or observation of obesity in one or both parents.
- Appreciation of a psychological conditioning regarding food, or tendency to eat food as a reward or well-being.
- Reference of the use of solid foods as the main nutritional source before five months of life.
- Observation of a rapid evolution in growth percentiles in infants and children.
- Reference or observation of a progressively higher basal weight at the beginning of each pregnancy.
- Reference or observation of an inappropriate eating pattern:
- Food intake while doing other activities.
- Concentration of intake at the end of the day.
- Eating in response to external factors, such as time of day or social situation.
- Eating in response to internal factors other than appetite, such as anxiety.
- Hereditary predisposition.
- Frequent gestation and little distance from each other.
- Excessive caloric intake in the last phase of pregnancy.
- Excessive caloric intake in childhood or puberty.
- Old age.
- Sedentary lifestyle.
- Social isolation.
- Modification of usual activities.
- Inadequate eating pattern due to family or cultural influence.
- Ingestion as substitute gratification or in response to emotional factors (anxiety, boredom, depression, etc.).
- Weight control.
- Nutritional status. Food and liquid intake.
- Nutrition management.
- Weight management.
- Nutritional monitoring.
Other NANDA diagnoses:
00031 Ineffective airway clearance
00105 Interrupted breastfeeding
00063 Dysfunctional family processes
00135 Complicated grieving
00107 Ineffective infant feeding pattern
00160 Willingness to improve fluid volume balance
00150 Risk for suicide
00108 Bathing self-care deficit
00110 Toileting self-care deficit
00184 Readiness for enhanced decision-making