Approximately 14% of people in the United States have some stage of kidney disease.
The American Diabetes Association recommend that individuals with diabetes eat a balanced diet that includes high fiber, complex carbohydrate foods. Read more about these recommendations.
Nutritional supplements and functional foods are among the most widely used form of CAM, and their use has been increasing in the United States and worldwide.
The benefits of omega-9 fatty acids have been in the news. They are non-essential, and our bodies can synthesize them on their own, so they will likely not become as popular a trend as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which are thriving in the... | Read More
This Q&A takes a closer look at lymphedema and diet tips that can help to treat it. Unfortunately, a specific lymphedema diet does not exist. However, the following might help with symptom control.
Food trends are always changing, and Nutrition411 tracks these food trends for you! Here is our list of the top 4 food trends so far of 2018.
Many foods have exceptional health benefits, and certain nutrients that can reduce the risk of cancer. Here are 10 of the best cancer-fighting foods (in no particular order) that are rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and anticancer nutrients.... | Read More
The Scandi Sense Diet was designed by Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian and CEO of a biotech company. Is the diet, which is billed in its media reviews as the simplest diet in the world, just another gimmick, or a useful tool for RDNs? ... | Read More
The following list shows foods that are very high in salt. Foods high in salt will make you thirsty, so it is important to avoid eating them. A low sodium diet limits sodium to no more than 1500 mg/day
The following table shows the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for calcium by age group and gender. Vitamin D promotes calcium absorption and is needed along with calcium to maintain bone density. Many calcium supplements also contain vitamin... | Read More
While eating disorders are a mental illness, many physical manifestations of the disease exist. This patient handout guides the patient with advice on how to tell if they are improving.
Eating more kale, or any dark, leafy greens can help to reduce your risk of chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.