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What is Diet?


Today, in the UK, there are approximately 24 million overweight or obese people and, if this trend continues, one in four people will be obese by 2010. This is largely due to unhealthy eating and lifestyle.

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Diet

Making some simple dietary changes can result in you leading a healthier lifestyle. Generally, achieving a balanced diet will mean taking the following steps...

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Nutrition

Food provides the energy and nutrients you need to be healthy. Nutrients include proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water. Learning to eat nutritiously is not hard. The key is to

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Healthy Eating & Diet Center - Find healthy eating, fitness and ...

From healthy diet plans to helpful weight loss tools, here you'll find the latest diet news and information.

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Diet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Diet, in relation to food, might mean: Diet (nutrition), the sum of the food consumed by an organism or group; Dieting, the deliberate selection of food to ...

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The Diet Detective Is Here to Help You Lose Weight!

Lose weight by following Charles Stuart Platkin, the Diet Detective.

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Mediterranean diet for heart health - MayoClinic.com

The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet emphasizes healthy fats, fruits and vegetables.

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Diet and Nutrition 101 - Diet and Nutrition Center ...

Confused about carbs or wondering about whole grains? Get the diet and nutrition facts you need to eat right and stay healthy at EverydayHealth.com.

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Diet and Nutrition Center - www.heart.org

A healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons in the fight against heart disease. Use our guidelines to make smart choices to benefit your heart and ...

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Diet and Nutrition in Crohn Disease

Why is good nutrition such a challenge for people with Crohn disease Most of us know that good nutrition is essential to good health. Good nutrition is even more important to people whose health is compromised by a chronic disease. When you have Crohn disease, maintaining good nutrition can be a real challenge. Several factors contribute to nutritional problems in people with Crohn disease. When inflamed, the small intestine is not able to do its main job, which is absorbing nutrients from food. The degree of this impairment, called malabsorption, depends on the extent of inflammation and damage in the intestine. To make matters worse, the intestinal inflammation and pain of the disease reduce your appetite, so you probably do not eat enough to supply your nutritional needs. Diarrhea further depletes important nutrients. Compounding the problem is the fact that people with a chronic illness such as Crohn disease require more calories and certain other nutrients than healthy people. The most common nutritional problem in people with Crohn disease is insufficient calorie intake.

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Making changes
Making some simple dietary changes can result in you leading a healthier lifestyle. Generally, achieving a balanced diet will mean taking the following steps...

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Recommendations
RDA stands for Recommended Daily Allowance. Unless otherwise stated, all amounts shown are based on adults leading normal lifestyles.

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Risks
There are many health risks associated with not eating a balanced diet. Many of the vitamins and minerals which are found in fruit and vegetables are particularly important, and not getting enough can lead to malnutrition and eating disorders. The risks associated with vitamin and mineral deficiencies (a lack of what is needed) are detailed below.

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