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The governing structure of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics includes 19 members of the Board of Directors and 105 delegates.

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Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

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

Your Health and Your Weight

Eating to Boost Energy

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Let's face it, we are are busy, overweight, stressed, out of shape and have poor eating habits — all contributing to low energy levels. One way to fix our energy deficit is how we eat. The right combinations of food can give you a much needed boost. Follow these strategies to maximize your energy.

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Your Health and Your Weight

Health and Weight (sm)Your health and your weight are connected. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, if your body mass index falls into the range of overweight or obese, you are at a higher risk for many diseases and conditions.

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Understanding Body Mass Index

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BMI stands for Body Mass Index. It is important to know what your BMI does and does not indicate about your weight, health and lifestyle choices.

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Defining Overweight and Obese

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Overweight and obese are labels for weight ranges. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, weights in these ranges are higher than what is generally considered healthy for a given height. Having a weight in one of these categories may increase your risk for certain diseases and health problems.

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Size-Wise Nutrition for Preschool Age Children

Sizewise for Toddlers (thumb)Very young children need the same variety of nutrient-rich foods as older kids and adults, just in much smaller quantities. As portions have gotten bigger, some parents and caregivers have developed a distorted view of the amount of food toddlers and preschoolers need. Feeding children becomes less frustrating and less complicated when adults know what kids need to grow well and be healthy.

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How to Talk to Kids about Weight and Obesity

Talk to Kids about Weight (thumb)In today’s culture, weight is an extraordinarily sensitive subject, especially for children and teens. Deciding how to approach weight issues with young people deserves careful attention; how you handle the topic can have serious and lifelong implications. Here are some tips for discussing weight with kids, and what to do if a child brings up the topic on his or her own.

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Eat Right in 2013

Eat Right 2013 (thumb)Each January, millions of Americans make resolutions to eat more healthfully and lose weight, but many lose steam along the way. If you have trouble keeping your resolutions or meeting your goals, make 2013 the year you create a solid plan that sets you up for success!

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