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Dietary needs change throughout each stage of life. A balanced eating plan that focuses on nutritious foods and beverages can help ensure you're getting enough essential nutrients to maintain optimal health or manage health conditions.

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Essential Nutrients

Learn about micronutrients and macronutrients, get information on when supplements may be warranted and see how much water you need to stay hydrated.
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Health Conditions

If you have a chronic health 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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Diet plays a role in fertility and having a healthy pregnancy. Get nutrition guidance for before, during and after pregnancy.
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Maintaining good health means focusing on both physical and mental well-being. Learn about developing healthful habits, making informed nutrition choices and more.
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