Wellness

Understanding Celiac Disease

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.

One of the most important ways to self-manage gastrointestinal disorders is to choose the right foods to eat. Learn more about the role your diet plays in digestive health.

Special Nutrient Needs of Older Adults

As we get older our bodies have different needs, so certain nutrients become especially important for good health.

Eating right and being physically active are keys to staying healthy throughout life. Nutrient needs change with age. Familiarize yourself with the foods that offer the vitamins and minerals that promote good health as we age.

3 Steps to Help Combat Metabolic Syndrome

If you have metabolic syndrome or any of its conditions, you can take action. Aggressive lifestyle changes can delay or prevent serious health problems from developing.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. A healthy lifestyle and eating plan can lower your risk for heart disease and may prevent current heart disease from worsening. Learn more about a heart health and diet.

Eat Right for Life

Build your best, healthiest body by adjusting your diet and eating habits to address the specific needs of each decade.

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.

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