Diseases and Conditions

Chronic Disease Management
From the Academy:
• Eating Right with Less Salt (PDF)
• Diseases and Conditions
• Kidney Disease – High and Low Potassium Foods
• Understanding Diabetes

Other Resources:
• Cancer – National Cancer Institute
• Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion - CDC
• Chronic Kidney Disease – National Kidney Foundation
• Diabetes - American Diabetes Association®
• Heart Disease - American Heart Association
• Heart and Vascular Disease - NIH 
• Osteoporosis – National Osteoporosis Foundation

Diseases and Disorders

From the Academy:
• Crohn’s Disease and Diet 
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome 
• Orthorexia: An Obsession with Eating Pure
• Understanding Eating Disorders 
• What you need to know about GERD 

Other Resources:
• Crohn’s Disease and Colitis – Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America 
• Eating Disorders – National Institute of Mental Health 
• GERD - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease 
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome – National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease

Food Allergies and Sensitivities

From the Academy:
o Celiac Disease
Food Allergies and Intolerances
o Reducing the Risk of Food Allergies
Your Child’s Food Allergy

Other Resources: 
• Celiac Disease – Celiac Disease Foundation
• Cooking and Baking Tips – Food and Allergy Research & Education (FARE) 
• Food Allergies and Sensitivities – USDA Nutrition Agriculture Library 
• Managing Food Allergies - Food and Allergy Research & Education (FARE)

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