Nutrition and Health Issues


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Access consumer-friendly health information including fact sheets, journal articles, and news items. Also includes a medical encyclopedia.


Find information and publications related to nutrition and AIDS/HIV, including nutrition tips, food safety and exercise.


Locate information and resources on reducing risk for and preventing cancer, as well as dietary guidance for cancer patients and survivors.


Find information and resources on diabetes, including reducing your risk for developing it, managing and healthy eating if you have it, and more.

Digestive Disorders

Find information on a variety of diseases and problems in the digestive system including constipation, celiac disease, gallstones, heartburn, lactose intolerance, ulcers, and more.

Eating Disorders

Find information on eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating disorder.

Food Allergies and Intolerances

Learn about food allergies and sensitivities, as well as celiac disease and lactose intolerance.

Heart Health

Learn how to reduce your risk for heart disease, including how to estimate your risk, ideas for reducing fat in the diet, lowering your cholesterol, recipes and more.

High Blood Pressure

Learn about what you can do to help control hypertension (high blood pressure), including the DASH diet.

Kidney Disease

Find information on kidney diseases, plus resources for treatment, management, and how diet plays a role.

Overweight and Obesity

Manage your weight, choose a safe diet, or calculate your BMI (Body Mass Index). Also find resources for children with weight concerns.


Do all you can to keep your bones healthy. Find a variety of information, tips and hints for preventing or reducing your risk for osteoporosis.

Commonly Asked Questions - Nutrition and Health Issues

Find answers to commonly asked questions: getting nutrition advice, diabetes, osteoporosis, and common food allergies, and more...