Child nutrition

Tips for child nutrition

During the treatment of sick children, which special issue comes up in the discussion besides disease significantly that is child nutrition.  Many people want to know about child nutrition and how to feed their children. The needs of children are conditioned by the growth stage, the development of bones, teeth, muscles, etc. The needs of energy-protein are higher than those

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Supplementary feeding for improving the growth of children

Supplementary feeding

Supplementary feeding encompasses all foods other than milk or formula that integrate child’s diet from four to six months of life, such as cereals, fruits, vegetables, meats, etc. Milk or formula should continue not supplied in quantities of less than half a liter daily to ensure adequate intake of calcium (500 mg per day) which allows correct mineralization of the skeleton.

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Food procurement

Food procurement

All these processes involve food handling is important that this is done correctly to avoid possible contamination and alterations. Although increasing food control exists during handling, they do not always reach the consumer in adequate conditions of quality, hygiene and nutritional value, so it is important to recognize what are the characteristics that indicate food quality in order to choose

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Parenteral nutrition

Enteral Parenteral nutrition

What is it? Parenteral nutrition can feed a complete, virtually every hospitalized patient with a non-functioning digestive tract, providing all the nutrients directly into the circulatory system. Nutrients reach the venous circulation directly, without passing through the intestinal barrier, differently to what happens under physiological conditions. If you like this post, please share it. Sharing is caring…

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Baby food

Baby food

If the baby food is insufficient or defective, baby will be suffering from malnutrition. So, baby needs balanced diet and nutritious food to be healthy and grow up naturally. When you selecting baby food, you must be noted the most important aspect, such as his age, his activity, fitness, etc.. The child can be fed only breast milk for the first six

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