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Nutrition - OMA Obesity 2021

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Key Points Principles of Healthful Nutrition Limit:   ➤ Unhealthful ultra-processed foods of minimum nutritional value such as "sweets," "junk foods," cakes, cookies, candy, pies, chips, and ultra- processed meats such as bacon, sausage, hot dogs, pastrami   ➤ Energy-dense foods high in calories   ➤ Energy-dense beverages: sugar-sweetened beverages, juice, cream   ➤ Avoid trans fats and excessive sodium   ➤ Among sweeteners, sucrose and saccharin may increase body weight compared to aspartame, rebaudioside A, and sucralose Encourage:   ➤ Consumption of healthful proteins and fats, vegetables, leafy greens, fruits, berries, nuts, legumes, whole grains   ➤ Complex carbohydrates over simple sugars: Low glycemic index over high glycemic index foods   ➤ High-fiber foods over low-fiber foods   ➤ Many dairy products (while being mindful of caloric content)   ➤ Reading labels rather than marketing claims Choosing Nutrition Therapy The most appropriate nutritional therapy is one that is safe, effective and one to which the patient will adhere.   ➤ Encourage foods that result in a negative caloric balance to achieve and maintain a healthy weight   ➤ Consider the following: • Eating behaviors, and meal patterns • Cultural background, traditions, and food availability • Time constraints and f inancial issues • Nutritional knowledge and cooking skills • Medical conditions potentially affected by the nutrition plan

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