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Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

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

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Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate

MyPlate is the U.S. government's primary food group symbol to help consumers adopt healthy eating habits consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

The guidelines focus on balancing calories with physical activity, and encourage Americans to consume more healthy foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat-free and low-fat dairy products, and seafood, and to consume less sodium, saturated and trans fats, added sugars, and refined grains.

Learn more about translating the guidelines into your everyday life.

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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Iron Deficiency

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Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency and the leading cause of anemia in the United States. Iron is needed to make hemoglobin, a part of red blood cells that acts like a taxicab for oxygen and carbon dioxide. Learn the best ways to add iron, including vegetarian sources, to your diet.

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Ethnic Foods for a Healthy Plate

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Eating right is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. A healthy plate can include foods from all corners of the globe. Follow these tips to create a flavorful balanced plate.

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Healthy Weights for Healthy Older Adults

Healthy Weight Senior Adult (sm)As we get older, our food and activity choices become even more important to our health. We are never too old to enjoy the benefits of improved nutrition and fitness.

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Get the Facts

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Making the right food and nutrition choices is a necessary part of daily life—but finding the best and most accurate information can be confusing. Learn how to develop a plan for healthy eating that emphasizes a balance of foods and promotes positive lifestyle changes.

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Eating Right Isn't Complicated

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Eating right doesn't have to be complicated. Start with these recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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Make Safe Food Choices during Pregnancy

Food Choices while Pregnant (thumb)Fish, dairy and other proteins can be good for pregnant women's health, but the Dietary Guidelines are not always so clear cut. Plus, are non-nutritive sweeteners bad for mothers and unborn children?

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