Diseases and Conditions

Diseases and Conditions

If you have a chronic condition, a carefully planned diet can make a difference. With certain diseases, what you eat may reduce symptoms. In other cases, diet can improve health.

Nutrition for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Caring for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be challenging on many levels, and healthy eating is no exception.

Autism is a complex developmental and neurological condition that can affect eating habits and food choices, which can lead to health concerns. Learn more about the autism and diet.

Prevent Cancer by Eating Right

Did you know you can reduce your risk of cancer? More than 1.5 million people in the United States get cancer each year, and research shows that many of these cases could be prevented.

Your diet is one of the most important factors under your control that can reduce cancer risk. Learn more about diet and cancer prevention as well as nutrition during and after cancer treatment.

10 Reasons to Visit an RDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists can help you be healthier at every stage of life. See the top reasons you should consult with an RDN.

Whether you have been diagnosed with type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes, to successfully manage the disease you need to understand how foods and nutrition affect your body.

Eating Well With HIV

With proper medical care, maintaining a healthy body weight and eating a variety of nutritious foods, people living with HIV/AIDS can likely delay progression of the disease and expect to live a long, healthy life.

Having HIV may put you at greater risk for heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Eating a healthy diet can help protect you from developing these conditions. Learn what and how to eat to keep your body and immune system strong.

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