Nutrition Guidelines for Diabetes Management

If you have diabetes, it is important to eat well to help keep yourself healthy. Nutrition care should be personalized for each person based on blood glucose (sugar) level, blood lipid (fat) levels, risk factors for heart disease and high blood pressure, exercise habits,...

Sodium

Chief functions Maintenance of normal: Balance and distribution of fluids throughout the body Balance of pH Muscle contraction and relaxation Nerve transmission and function Possible benefits: None other than the essential functions it already performs Deficiency symptoms...

2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines: What Has Changed Over the Years?

It is hard to believe, but the Dietary Guidelines are 35 years old. The healthy eating goals, or guidelines, were implemented in 1980, because mounting evidence pointed to a link between diet and chronic diseases, which were, and still are, the leading causes of death. It...

2015 Dietary Guidelines: Make Healthy Eating a Goal for Life, Not Just Today

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The guidelines are evidence-based recommendations for dietary changes that individuals should strive for, in...

Newest (2014) Guidelines for the Nutrition Treatment of Adults with Diabetes

Since 2002, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has been publishing research-based nutrition recommendations. Over the past 13 years, recommendations have progressed from very structured eating plans to what some may see as almost a free-for-all. Nutrition is still...

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers

The 2014 Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline published by the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP)/European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP)/ Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance (PPIA) was developed over a two-year period...

Professional Refresher: AHA/ACC/TOS Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults: Dietary Interventions for Weight Loss

Professional Refresher: AHA/ACC/TOS Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults: Dietary Interventions for Weight Loss

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