June 19, 2024

Diet and Health Conditions

Healthy eating: group of fresh multicolored foods to help lower cholesterol levels and for heart care shot on wooden table. The composition includes oily fish like salmon. Beans like Pinto beans and brown lentils. Vegetables like garlic, avocado, broccoli, eggplant and tomatoes. Fruits like apple, grape, orange and berries. Nuts like almonds and walnuts. Soy products like tofu and soybeans. Cereals and seeds like chia seeds, flax seeds, oatmeal and barley. Olive oil, dark chocolate and yogurt with added sterols and stanols.

Get tips to keep diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems under control through healthy eating and healthy living.

AIDS/HIV

Find information related to HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome), including nutrition, food safety and exercise tips.

Cancer

Find nutrition resources for people with cancer and cancer survivors, on topics including eating, food safety, and dietary supplements.

Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Do you or a loved one have memory loss from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Learn how to maintain nutrition and address challenges with feeding or eating.

Diabetes

Use these healthy eating resources to manage or reduce your risk of developing diabetes.

Digestive Disorders

Find diet information for a variety of digestive system issues such as constipation, celiac disease, heartburn, and irritable bowel syndrome.

Eating Disorders

Find information on eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating disorder.

Food Allergies and Intolerances

Learn about food allergies and sensitivities, as well as celiac disease and lactose intolerance.

Heart Health

Learn how to reduce your risk for heart disease. Find heart-healthy eating tips to reduce fat in the diet and lower cholesterol levels.

High Blood Pressure

Learn about what you can do to help control hypertension (high blood pressure), including the DASH diet.

Kidney Disease

Find information on treatment, management, and diet for kidney diseases.

Osteoporosis

Do all you can to keep your bones healthy. Find a variety of information, tips and hints for preventing or reducing your risk for osteoporosis.

Overweight and Obesity

Manage your weight, choose a safe diet, or calculate your BMI (Body Mass Index). Also find resources for children with weight concerns.

After Ostomy Surgery of the Bowel

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

What diet changes are needed after ostomy surgery? Learn what to expect with your digestion and nutrition needs.

Bland Diet

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus

Learn what foods can be eaten when on a bland diet for surgery, nausea, or other medical conditions.

Nutrition for Parkinson’s Disease

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

View nutrition and eating tips for people with Parkinson’s Disease.

Managing Swallowing Difficulties

Colorado State University Extension

Find general information about dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, and how to get adequate nutrition on a texture-modified diet.

Food Modifications for Special Needs Series Publications

University of Florida IFAS Extension

Following a puréed or thickened liquid diet due to swallowing or chewing problems? Discover tips for getting enough fiber and protein, choosing nutritious foods, and making foods look and taste good.

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