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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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Happy Passover!

Passover (thumb)A staple of many Passover meals is matzah, a thin, cracker-like unleavened bread. Tradition states matzah served during Passover should be made with only water and flour, but year-round versions can include flavoring like onions and garlic.

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Sautéed Herbed Wild Mushrooms Recipe

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Fresh from the market mushrooms, add B vitamins, vitamin D, potassium and selenium to dishes, yet with few calories and essentially no sodium or fat. Enjoy these sautéed herbed mushrooms over polenta, tossed with pasta, spread over pizza crust, or as a side for meat, poultry and fish.

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Grow Your Own Food

Tomato Plant (sm)Nothing compares to the taste of a tomato just picked from the vine or a cucumber from your own backyard. Gardening is a fun physical activity, provides you with great tasting produce and ultimately, saves you many trips to the store.

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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

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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

Start your diabetes exercise plan

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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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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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.