Tools and Resources

  • Tools
  • Fact Sheets

  • 3-Minute Nutrition Screening (3-MinNS) Tool
  • Developed in Singapore and validated to identify patients at risk of malnutrition in the acute hospital setting.


  • Muscle Mass Calculator
  • Estimate the skeletal muscle mass of non-obese adults, and evaluate the risk of physical disability among elderly individuals.


  • Dietary Protein Calculator for Kidney Patients
  • Find out the recommended dietary protein intake for different stages of kidney failure. This tool can also be used to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR), a measure of the level of kidney function.


  • Modified MMSE
  • Locally adapted screening tool to quantitatively assess the severity of cognitive impairment and document cognitive changes that occur over time. Normative values derived from a large sample of Singapore Chinese older adults with normal cognitive function are provided for reference.


  • BMI Calculator
  • Assess BMI according to the international body weight classification or risk category status


  • Calorie Calculator
  • Find out the estimated calorie requirement for both healthy individuals and patients with specific medical conditions


  • Vitamins and Minerals Guide
  • Find out the recommended daily levels of vitamins and minerals for healthy individuals based on specific life stages


  • Detect nutritional risk among older adults in the community setting


  • Malnutrition Screening Tool (MST)
  • Identify adult patients at risk of malnutrition upon hospital admission


  • Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool
  • Evaluate the risk of individuals developing type 2 diabetes within 5 years



Your Guide to Nutrition in the Hospital
For patients who will be or have been admitted to hospital. booklet

Your Guide to Nutrition during Recovery
For patients who will be or have been discharged from hospital. booklet

Your Guide to Nutrition
For individuals in the community. pamphlet

Not Enough or Not the Right Nutrition?
For individuals in the community. material

Sodium – Tackling a Salty Subject
Sodium is a mineral that is required in small amounts to keep the body working properly. Sodium is essential for maintaining proper fluid balance and enabling the transmission of nerve impulses and muscle contractions. But consuming too much sodium can have an adverse impact on health. fact sheet

Don't "weight" any longer!
Achieving and maintaining a healthier body weight is important for optimising your health and well-being. You can begin to improve your health by just losing about 5-10% of your initial weight. fact sheet

Dietary tips to lower triglycerides
Hypertriglyceridemia is a condition where the level of triglycerides in the blood is higher than normal. Elevated triglyceride levels are linked to an increased risk for heart disease, stroke and diabetes. It may also lead to the inflammation of the pancreas. fact sheet




Last updated on 20 June 2013

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