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Obesity

  • Creator:   The Nurse Practitioner
  • Updated:   1/20/2022
  • Contains:  3 items
A collection of articles on obesity topics.
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Dietary approaches to managing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

El Khoury, Dalia; Pauley, Rosemary J.; Berseth, Carol Lynn

The Nurse Practitioner. 46(2):19-26, February 2021.

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a multisystem, prevalent liver disease, can be managed with lifestyle interventions, including diet, given the lack of well-established pharmacologic therapies. This review explores the different dietary approaches that have been found effective in the management of NAFLD, offering a unique resource to healthcare professionals.

An NP's guide to current physical activity recommendations

Hudson, Geoffrey M.; Hauff, Caitlyn; Hayes, Katey; More

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(9):24-31, September 2020.

Physical inactivity is a public health crisis that contributes to many of the chronic diseases that affect Americans. This review emphasizes the beneficial health implications of physical activity along with the dangers of sedentary lifestyles. It also provides advice tailored to NPs to help their patients become more physically active.