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Celiac Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

Celiac Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

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Eat Right and Drink Responsibly

Drinking ResponsiblyAlcoholic beverages such as beer, wine and spirits have been enjoyed by people throughout recorded history, and today is no different. For some, a single drink may add enjoyment to a meal, but the key to potential health benefits has always been moderation.

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Nutrition and HIV - AIDS


Having HIV may put you at greater risk for heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. This is due to the inflammatory, damaging nature of the virus and the side effects of some antiretroviral therapies. Eating a healthy diet can help protect you from developing these conditions.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder that affects the large intestine. Though no specific cause is known, several factors may contribute to IBS, including heredity, lifestyle, allergies, an infection, an abnormally large number of bacteria growing in the intestine and hormones. Often, diet changes, stress management and a healthy, active lifestyle can keep IBS under control.

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Eat Right for Cancer Prevention

Eat Right for Cancer Prevention Chances are your life has been touched by cancer — whether you, a parent, friend or even a child has been diagnosed. While cancer can leave us feeling helpless, the good news is that there are measures you can take to help prevent the disease. Your diet is one of the most important factors under your control.

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Exercise and Diabetes

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Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or if you are at risk for diabetes, making exercise a part of your lifestyle will improve your diabetes and reduce complications.

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Prebiotics and Probiotics: The Dynamic Duo

Probiotics (70)You've probably heard of prebiotics and probiotics, but do you know what they are? Though they are available as dietary supplements, it is not necessary to use special pills, potions, cleanses, or other concoctions to incorporate prebiotics and probiotics into your diet. These "nutrition boosters" are natural ingredients in everyday food.

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Food Allergies and Intolerances

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Approximately one in 25 people suffers from a food allergy. They are slightly more common in young children and in people who have a family history of them. A food intolerance is not the same as a food allergy. An intolerance occurs when your body is unable to digest a certain component of a food.

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Vitamin A

Vitamin AVitamin A is much more than just a vitamin that helps you see at night. It is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a role in immunity, the body's development and the maintenance of major organs.

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How to Safely Buy, Store and Cook Meat

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Get your meat safely from the supermarket to the kitchen table by taking an active role in safeguarding the meat you eat.

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Kids Eat Right

Kids Eat Right 

Your source for scientifically-based health and nutrition information you can trust to help your child grow healthy.

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Make Nutrition Fun

Calling all fun-loving kids and adults! Have fun while building your food and nutrition knowledge with our interactive games. Test your eat right knowledge with Nutrition Sudoku, Rate Your Plate and more!

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About the Academy

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.