Research a disease that is nutrition-related. Some examples include: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, Celiac disease, IBS, Crohn’s disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, osteoporosis, kidney disease, etc.
For your initial post:
- Write a description of the disease/disorder you chose.
- What is its prevalence? In other words, how many people in the US and/or world suffer from this disease?
- What are some of the symptoms?
- Provide a thorough discussion about how this disease/disorder is related to nutrition. What are the specific nutrition and dietary recommendations for preventing and/or reducing the severity of this disease?
If you wish, you may include any personal experience you have had with this particular disease. Include the name of the disease in the subject line of your initial response. List at least one authoritative source.