Nutrition

EatRight® Weight Management Program
This weight management program is designed for individuals with spinal cord impairments, which includes persons with spinal cord injury, dysfunction and disease. This is provided by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS).


 Weigh Management and SCI
Consumer factsheet from the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Secondary Conditions in the Rehabilitation of Individual with Spinal Cord Injury.

Weight Management Following Spinal Cord Injury (PDF)
Emphasizes the importance of a good food plan for individuals following a spinal cord injury. Discusses changes to the body after SCI that influence food selection; weight control; and nutrients. This and other InfoSheets are provided by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS).

Cholesterol, Other Fats, and SCI
Consumer factsheet from the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Secondary Conditions in the Rehabilitation of Individual with Spinal Cord Injury

How To Cook from a Wheelchair
“How To” video from the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Secondary Conditions in the Rehabilitation of Individual with Spinal Cord Injury

Dietary Guidelines for Individuals with SCI
Consumer factsheet from the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Secondary Conditions in the Rehabilitation of Individual with Spinal Cord Injury

Impact of Nutrition on Wound Prevention and Healing in Spinal Cord Injury
Video presentation from the National Rehabilitation Hospital's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Secondary Conditions in the Rehabilitation of Individual with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) State of the Science Conference held in Bethesda, Maryland on November 2 - 3, 2006.

Fiber in Your Diet  
This is one of the Educational Brochures from the Rocky Mountain Regional Spinal Cord Injury System. This document is to help people with maintaining health and living long-term with a spinal cord injury. Spanish

Everyday Nutrition for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury
This is an educational video program of a forum for persons with SCI and their friends, family members and caregivers. Forums are offered by the Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NWRSCIS). Presented on April 12, 2011.

Nutrition guidelines for individuals with SCI
This is an educational video program of a forum for persons with SCI and their friends, family members and caregivers. Forums are offered by the Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NWRSCIS). Presented on June 13, 2006.

Nutrition
A chapter from the Spinal Cord Injury Patient – Family Teaching Manual published by the Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley (RSCICDV) at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. Spanish

Dietary Guidelines for Individuals with SCI
Consumer factsheet from the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Secondary Conditions in the Rehabilitation of Individual with Spinal Cord Injury.