HEALTH

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:10 am

Increasing urbanization and number of working mothers have made school days longer. Improper and hurried meals at home have become a routine. ....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:08 am

Packed lunch have become a necessity for school children as it is not possible to have lunch at home. Packed lunch is a lunch in a tiffin box to be ea....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:06 am

The requirements for calories and proteins increase during school age. The calorie requirements remain almost the same for girls throughout. Boys 10-1....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:04 am

The school age, six to twelve years, is a latent period of growth. During this stage growth is slow and body changes occur gradually. The nutritional ....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:02 am

Protein energy malnutrition, micronutrient deficiencies such as vitamin A deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia are common among preschool children.....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 03:58 am

The preschool years are ones that create a number of concerns about food intake. Nearly two out of three preschool children in India are malnourished.....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 03:55 am

Energy is required for growth and activity. The rate of growth fluctuates with age. Upto 10 years, there is no difference in sex for dietary allowance....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 03:52 am

During the second year, the increase in height is about 10cm and weight gain is 2 to 2.5 kg. After two years annual gain in height and weight is only ....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 03:50 am

The preterm babies are those who are born before 37 weeks of gestation. Goal of feeding the preterm is to achieve a growth rate that approaches the no....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 03:47 am

Weaning is the process of gradually introducing foods other than breast milk in the child's feeding schedule. The foods that are introduced in additio....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 03:40 am

Infants who are exclusively breast fed for the first 4-6 months of life grow well and breast feeding is beneficial not only during this period but als....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 03:32 am

As growth during infancy is rapid, meeting the nutritional requirements is very important. ....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 03:13 am

Soon after delivery small quantities of thick, yellowish, viscous liquid called colostrum is secreted which is rich in antibodies and Vitamin A. This ....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 03:10 am

Generally it is mild and occurs during early pregnancy and is commonly called 'morning sickness' as it tends to occur early in the day but may occur a....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 02:59 am

The RDA for an expectant mother is given in list : ICMR Recommended dietary allowances for an expectant mother....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 02:34 am

Less than half of total weight gain resides in the foetus, placenta and amniotic fluid. The remainder is found in maternal reproductive tissues, fluid....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 02:30 am

A balanced diet is one which contains different types of foods such as cereals, pulses and vegetables in such quantities and proportion that the nutri....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 01:27 am

Water is vital for human existence. We can live with out food for extended periods of time, but without water will result in death.....