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    This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on nutrition and related issues, including diets, physical activity, prevention of cardiovascular disease, vegetarian diets, and vitamin supplementation (i.e., antioxidant supplements, B-complex vitamins, calcium, vitamin D, vitamin E, and zinc). New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Mar 01, 2020 Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation for Maintaining Cognitive Functioning in Cognitively Healthy Adults [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Oct 01, 2018 Interventions for Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Children Five Years and Younger [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Aug 15, 2018 Nutrition in Toddlers   PtEd
    Jun 01, 2018 Diets for Health: Goals and Guidelines   PtEd
    Jun 01, 2016 Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention   PtEd
    Sep 15, 2015 Behavioral Counseling to Promote a Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults with Cardiovascular Risk Factors [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    May 01, 2015 Nutrition Myths and Healthy Dietary Advice in Clinical Practice
    Jan 01, 2015 Vitamin, Mineral, and Multivitamin Supplements for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Jun 01, 2013 Daily Multivitamins Do Not Reduce Major Cardiovascular Events in Men and Do Not Affect Mortality [POEMs]
    Mar 15, 2013 Daily Multivitamins Have Minimal, if Any, Effect on Preventing Cancer in Men and Do Not Affect Mortality [POEMs]
    Nov 01, 2006 Nutrition in Toddlers   PtEd
    Jan 15, 2006 Nutritional Assessment and Counseling for Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease   PtEd
    Oct 15, 2002 American Cancer Society Releases Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention [Practice Guidelines]
    Mar 15, 1999 Taking a Nutrition History: A Practical Approach for Family Physicians   PtEd
    Specific Vitamins and Nutrients
    Jun 15, 2022 Oral vs. Intramuscular Vitamin B12 for Treating Vitamin B12 Deficiency [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Jan 15, 2022 Reduction in Saturated Fat Intake for Cardiovascular Disease [Medicine by the Numbers]
    Nov 15, 2021 Screening for Vitamin D Deficiency in Adults [Putting Prevention Into Practice]   CME
    Nov 15, 2021 Coenzyme Q10 for Heart Failure [Cochrane for Clinicians]   CME
    Jul 01, 2020 Vitamin D Supplementation and All-Cause Mortality [Medicine by the Numbers]
    May 01, 2018 Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]
    Feb 15, 2018 Vitamin D Screening and Supplementation in Community-Dwelling Adults: Common Questions and Answers
    Sep 15, 2017 Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Recognition and Management   Alg   PtEd
    Sep 01, 2017 Vitamin D for the Management of Asthma [Cochrane for Clinicians]   Tool
    Jun 01, 2014 Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation to Prevent Fractures in Adults [Putting Prevention Into Practice]
    Jun 01, 2013 Vitamin D + Calcium = Placebo for Cognitive Decline [POEMs]
    Mar 01, 2013 Vitamin D Supplementation for Women During Pregnancy [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Feb 15, 2013 Pharmacologic Therapy for Vitamin D Deficiency [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Apr 01, 2010 Effectiveness of B-Complex Vitamins for Prevention of Cardiovascular Events [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Mar 15, 2010 Vitamin D Supplementation in Infants, Children, and Adolescents   PtEd
    Oct 15, 2009 Recognition and Management of Vitamin D Deficiency
    Aug 15, 2009 Dietary Fatty Acids   PtEd
    Jul 15, 2009 AAP Doubles Recommended Vitamin D Intake in Children [Practice Guidelines]
    May 01, 2009 Zinc: An Essential Micronutrient
    Nov 01, 2008 Antioxidant Supplements Do Not Improve Mortality and May Cause Harm [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Apr 01, 2004 Do Vitamin C Supplements Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Mortality? [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Complications and Special Situations
    Dec 15, 2021 Nutrition Support Therapy   CME   Alg
    Apr 01, 2004 ACS Releases Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity During and After Cancer Treatment [Practice Guidelines]
    Editorials and Letters
    Feb 15, 2018 Vitamin D Screening and Supplementation in Primary Care: Time to Curb Our Enthusiasm [Editorials]
    Jan 15, 2016 Dietary Supplements: How Family Physicians Can Address Safety Concerns by Working with the FDA [Editorials]
    Mar 15, 2010 Vitamin D in Children: The Right Dose of Evidence [Editorials]
    Aug 15, 2009 Dietary Fat: Quantity and Quality [Editorials]
    Apr 01, 2009 Long-Term Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet [Editorials]
    Jun 01, 2005 The Vitamin E Saga: Lessons in Patient-Oriented Evidence [Editorials]
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    Aug 15, 2018 Giving Your Toddler the Best Nutrition [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Jun 01, 2018 Nutrition: How to Make Healthier Food Choices [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Mar 15, 2010 Vitamin D and Children [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Aug 15, 2009 Trans Fats [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Nov 01, 2006 Giving Your Child the Best Nutrition [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Jan 15, 2006 Keeping Your Heart Healthy Through Good Nutrition and Exercise [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Feb 15, 2004 Nutrition: Tips for Improving Your Health [Information from Your Family Doctor]
    Feb 15, 2004 Nutrition: Choosing Healthy, Low-Fat Foods [Information from Your Family Doctor]

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