Specific Diets

Diets for specific diseases or conditions

Elimination diet

Posted on 13 August, 2020 in General Diets, News, Specific Diets

An elimination diet functions as a test, determining whether patients may have a sensitivity to certain foods. Elimination diets are used to detect food allergies and food intolerances. They are…

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Dry mouth

Posted on 22 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

If your body doesn’t make enough saliva to wet (lubricate) the inside of your mouth, you will get a dry mouth. This can cause problems with speech, taste, chewing and…

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Gluten-free diet for coeliac disease

Posted on 22 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

People with coeliac disease have a permanent intolerance to gluten (a protein that’s in wheat, rye, barley, and oats). If you have coeliac disease, gluten damages the lining of your small intestine…

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Reduce your risk of dementia

Posted on 22 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

Dementia can happen to anyone. The risk of developing dementia increases with age. However, that risk isn’t an inevitable part of ageing and can sometimes be reduced by eating a…

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Mouth care when you are sick

Posted on 22 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

A healthy mouth is clean, moist, and pain-free. But illness or medication can affect the cells that line your mouth and cause unpleasant side effects, such as changes in taste,…

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Shopping guide for diabetes or weight control

Posted on 22 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

A healthy eating plan is high in whole foods. These include vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, wholegrain foods, and lean protein. This guide suggests healthy processed food and drink options, but…

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