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Gastroparesis Diet

Gastroparesis is a condition in which the stomach empties slower than usual. In delayed stomach emptying, you may feel sick, have abdominal pain, vomit, and feel full even after taking a small amount of food.1 Slowing the digestive process makes it difficult to get enough essential nutrients like vitamins, minerals, and calories. Gastroparesis can be …

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A low FODMAP diet is a dietary approach that helps to reduce the intake of certain types of carbohydrates that can cause digestive symptoms in some people. FODMAP stands for “Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides And Polyols,” which are types of short-chain carbohydrates that are poorly absorbed in the small intestine and can cause symptoms such …

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Gluten-free Diet

A gluten-free diet can be any diet plan that excludes foods that contain gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and other grains that may trigger an unwanted response in the body.1 A gluten-free diet is important for people suffering from gluten-allergy and celiac disease, a medical condition that causes intestinal damage when …

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Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet consists of food eaten by people in countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, including Greece, Spain, France, and Italy.1 The Mediterranean diet is considered a heart-friendly diet by many nutritionists and physicians. Historically, people living in the Mediterranean region were very healthy, had much lower heart disease rates, and had high adult life …

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Low Fiber Diet

Dietary fiber is that part of a plant that is indigestible. Dietary fiber includes cellulose, hemicellulose, pectin, gums, polysaccharides, and lignin. It is not easily digestible by the human body, therefore, it is responsible for both the normal functioning of and for a variety of disorders of the large intestine or colon.1 There are certain …

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Low Fat Diet

To live a healthy life, it is recommended that no more than 30% of your food comes from fat.1 However, in certain medical conditions and diseases, it can be difficult to digest even small amounts of fat. A low-fat diet is not only good for these conditions, but it is also beneficial for weight loss …

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Nutrition for Older Adults

Healthy eating is important as you age. Aging is linked to various changes in the body, including decreased quality of life, nutrient deficiencies, and poor health outcomes. You can do things to prevent age-related changes and nutrient deficiencies by eating a nutrient-rich diet and adding supplements as necessary. Eating healthily means eating a variety of …

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Lactose-Free Diet

Lactose is the main sugar present in milk and other dairy products. The enzyme lactase, found in the small intestine, is responsible for the breakdown of lactose into simpler substances until it is used by the body. Infants have an abundant lactase enzyme because they depend on milk for nourishment. Still, lactose intolerant patients cannot …

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Increasing Calories

Are you experiencing undesired weight loss? Do you want to meet body weight requirements as an athlete? Increasing calories can fix this for you! Weight loss can be attributed to low food intake, an unbalanced diet, and intense exercise. A person having a BMI below 18 is considered underweight. To gain weight, the calorie intake …

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