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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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Allergies and Intolerances

Learn about different types of food allergies and intolerances, ways to avoid foods that can make you feel sick and more.
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Arthritis and Inflammation

While nutrition can’t cure arthritis, it may be used as a tool to help relieve some symptoms.
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Bone Health and Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that consists of weakened bones and increased risk of fractures. Learn ways to build and maintain strong, healthy bones.
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Cardiovascular Health/Heart Disease/Hypertension

Food choices and lifestyle behaviors can greatly impact heart health. Find out how you can help prevent or control certain heart disease risk factors.
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Get information on how to reduce risk of developing cancer and nutrition choices that can help nourish and heal the body during and after treatment.
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Celiac Disease

In addition to a gluten-free diet, those with celiac disease may need to make other dietary changes to meet nutrient needs.
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Learn how to reduce your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes or how to successfully manage this condition through diet and lifestyle choices.
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Digestive and Gastrointestinal

Dietary changes are the primary treatment for many digestive and gastrointestinal disorders.
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Eating Disorders

According to the American Psychiatric Association, millions of Americans suffer from an eating disorder and anyone can be affected.
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Endocrine Disorders

Your body's endocrine system impacts growth, metabolism, mood and more. When hormone levels are too high or low, or if your body isn't responding to hormones as expected, an endocrine disorder or disease occurs.
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The inflammatory nature of HIV and AIDS puts those who have it at greater risk for infection, but a healthful eating plan may help.
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Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Maintaining good nutritional health can be challenging for some individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Kidney Disease

To prevent kidney disease from worsening, doctors may prescribe an eating plan with specific daily amounts of protein, sodium and potassium.
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Malnutrition and Deficiencies

A physical state of unbalanced nutrition, malnutrition can mean undernutrition or overnutrition.
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