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Jennifer McDonald: ALHS1060 Diet & Nutrition: Diet/Disease Reports

This LibGuide was created for ALHS1060 Diet & Nutrition, Spring 2020 taught by Jennifer McDonald. 


The Library Assignment is worth 100 points. You will select a disease process and complete this document.

Please be very thorough in your answers: a full paragraph complete with 5-6 sentences. Please use correct grammar and spelling.  

Due Date

The Library Assignment is due April 16, 2020. 

Email with any questions.

Instructor's Criteria for Grading Diet/Disease Report

Your report should include:

  • Name
  • Disease
  • Diet
  • Date

Answer the following questions:

1. What is the definition of this disease/disorder and what are common signs and symptoms of this disorder?

2. What is the prescribed diet for this disorder/disease? Be specific with dietary needs related to this condition.

3. What nutrients will be needed for a balanced diet (added to or deleted from)?

4. Cultural Diversity needs?

5. Give a one-day sample menu for this disorder/disease.

6. Include references.



Diet/Disease Topics

Diet and Nutrition Topics


Anorexia Nervosa

Lactose Intolerance

Diabetes Mellitus

Celiac Disease

Coronary Artery Disease with Hyperlipidemia and Hypercholesterolemia

Cancer (general)



Pernicious Anemia






Assignment Resources