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Nutritional & Metabolic Diseases

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Nutrition: General Nutrition | Dietary Recommendations | Dietary Supplements | Caffeine | Carbohydrates | Fats | Fiber | Food Additives | Functional Foods | Minerals | Protein | Sugars and Sweeteners | Vitamins | Acid-Base Balance | Water Balance

Nutritional Disease: Malnutrition | Obesity

Metabolic Disease: General Metabolic Disease | Specific Diseases: A-C, D-G, H-L, M-P, R-Z


Dietary Recommendations

(Jump to: General Information | Dietary Reference Intakes | Food Pyramids | Nutrient Databases)

General Information
Dietary Guidelines for Americans:USDA
A Healthier You, Based on Dietary Guidelines for Americans:USDA
Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations:American Heart Association
Fruits and Veggies:CDC


Dietary Reference Intakes (Recommended Daily Allowances)
Dietary Reference Intakes:Institute of Medicine of the National Academies


Food Pyramids
MyPlate:USDA
MyPlate for Older Adults:Tufts University
Ethnic/Cultural Food Pyramids:Food and Nutrition Information Center


Nutrient Databases
USDA National Nutrient Database, Nutrient Lists:USDA
USDA Nutrition Database:Aetna InteliHealth


Dietary Supplements

Dietary Supplements: Background Information:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Dietary Supplements Labels Database:NLM
Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets (Index):NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset:NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Dietary Supplements:MedlinePlus


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