Pierpaolo Ciavarella

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A comprehensive outpatient approach to weight reduction has the best chance of long-term success. This article outlines the dietitian's role and summarizes dietary patterns and psychological problems encountered in such a program at the University of Virginia Clinical Nutrition Center. Patients were assisted in making gradual changes in eating patterns(More)
BACKGROUND Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic autoimmune illness of the small intestine triggered by gluten consumption in genetically predisposed individuals. CD presentation is not limited to the gastrointestinal tract and it is still under-diagnosed. Complete resolution of clinical manifestations follows if a gluten-free diet is adopted. In western(More)
Obesity is a predominantly physiological disorder that has a poor success rate of treatment. Recent evidence suggests that body weight is defended from change and that obese human beings regulate at a higher body weight than do lean human beings. A comprehensive program, including nutrition education, behavior modification, increased activity, and(More)
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