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Maternal nutrition and lifestyle choices are major influences on both mother and child's health.
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Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)
This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.
Crohn's disease is a condition defined by chronic inflammation and irritation of the digestive tract. There is no one diet to alleviate Crohn’s disease. Yet understanding of food and diet is key to reducuing flare-ups.
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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.
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.
People with celiac disease cannot eat foods containing gluten. In people with celiac disease, the body's immune system responds to gluten by damaging the lining of the small intestine. Damage to the small intestine means nutrients cannot be fully used by the body. This can lead to nutrient deficiencies.
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.
Resources for celiac disease, including the Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide.
A repository of information on nutrition informatics; defined as the effective retrieval, organization, storage and optimum use of information, data and knowledge for food and nutrition related problem solving and decision making.
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Eating Right Minute with Sara Haas
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