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Eating right may seem hard to do if you have more than one health problem. You may be given diet guidelines for each condition. But eating right may not be as hard as you think. Here are some ideas that can help.
If your diet guidelines are confusing or hard to follow, talk to your doctor. Or you may work with a registered dietitian. This nutrition expert will consider things like your age, your health concerns, and the medicines you take. A dietitian can design an eating plan just for you and can teach you how to follow it.
In a few cases, the diet for one health condition may be more important than the diet for another condition. For example, if you have kidney disease and diabetes, you might focus more on the diet guidelines for kidney disease. Your doctor or dietitian can help you decide what's most important for your health.
Even with special diet guidelines, it's important to remember basic healthy eating. Nearly everyone needs to:
Current as of:
March 9, 2022
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineBrian D. O'Brien MD - Internal Medicine
Current as of: March 9, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Brian D. O'Brien MD - Internal Medicine
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