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Food Guide Pyramid Revisions Letter
04/26/2013 - September 10, 2002 John Webster Director, Public Information and Governmental Affairs Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion United States Department of Agriculture 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034 Alexandria, VA 22302 Dear Mr. Webster: Thank you very much for inviting us to comment on the reassessment
Section Six: Nutrition and Renal Disease
02/26/2011 - Nephrotic Syndrome Diet for Nephrotic Syndrome Acute Renal Failure Diet in Acute Renal Failure Chronic Renal Failure
How Can I Get Enough Protein? The Protein Myth
10/13/2010 - The Protein Myth The Building Blocks of Life Protein is an important nutrient required for the building, maintenance, and repair of tissues in the body. Amino acids, the building blocks of protein, can be synthesized by the body or ingested from food. There are 20 different amino acids in the food we eat, but our bo
Frequently Asked Questions About Nutrition
10/13/2010 - Frequently Asked Questions About Nutrition 1. Do you recommend a vegetarian or a vegan diet? 2. I want to try a vegan diet. How should I start? 3. Is it healthy for children to be on a vegan diet? 4. How do I get protein on a vegan diet? Do I need to combine proteins? 5. How do I get enough calcium on a vegan diet
Nutrition and Renal Disease
09/24/2010 - Nutrition and Renal Disease The kidneys’ job is to keep the body’s fluids, electrolytes, and organic solutes in a healthy balance. Their functional units are the million or so nephrons in the renal cortex which filter most constituents of the blood other
The Protein Myth
09/13/2010 - In the past, some people believed one could never get too much protein. In the early 1900s, Americans were told to eat well over 100 grams of protein a day. And as recently as the 1950s, health-conscious people were encouraged to boost their protein intake. To
Analysis of Health Problems Associated with High-Protein, High-Fat, Carbohydrate-Restricted Diets Reported via an Online Registry
05/25/2004 - Analysis of Health Problems Associated with High-Protein, High-Fat, Carbohydrate-Restricted Diets Reported via an Online Registry   A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine May 2004  Methods | Findings | Discussion | Limitations| Literature

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