Nutrition in childhood cancer

nutritional status of children
December 1, 2016

The nutritional status of children with cancer is of great importance, because both cancer and its treatment can affect the child’s appetite, tolerance to food and the body’s ability to absorb nutrients. A suitable nutrition can improve the clinical evolution, outcome and quality of life of patients undergoing cancer treatment. Recommendations during treatment may focus on eating foods high in energy, protein and micronutrients to help maintain nutritional status. The…


Childhood Diet: Food for Growth

childhood diet
March 16, 2014

Food plays a central role throughout our lives in the prevention of diseases, a role that is multiplied during the stage of infancy and puberty. Some nutrients are essential in the diet of the children. Proteins, carbohydrates, unsaturated fats, vitamins and minerals, to which it is necessary to add the water. What is the role of each of these nutrients and where can we find them? Proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals…


Breast milk: More benefits, strengthens the intestinal flora

breast milk benefits
January 22, 2014

Breast milk is the most complete food for baby, essential for their development and growth during the first six months of life. Benefits of breast milk to which researchers have added one more, and that is to be the best shield protecting against diseases and infections. An effect that occurs due to its role in the growth of the intestinal flora. And it is that as researchers have found Duke…


Children’s Oral Health: Prevention Tips

child oral health
January 16, 2014

It is estimated, according to medical data, it is estimated that one of every three children under six years of age have or had cavities in the teeth. A fact confirms the importance of continuing a series of preventive measures from childhood. Measures not only hygienic, i.e., on proper cleaning of the teeth and mouth, also diet. Cavities, or the progressive destruction of the tooth, not related to age, can…


Atopic dermatitis in children

atopic dermatitis
October 31, 2013

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic disease that occurs in young children, from birth until they reach the first months of life. This is produced by a dryness in the skin resulting in it is that outbreaks of eczemas, producing inflammation, doing so the baby feel itchy and have risk of infection. The baby does not understand, want to scratch, thus making worse. To prevent this type of disease to appear…


Leukemia: Most common cancer in children

overcoming leukemia
October 24, 2013

The leukemia is cancer more common in childhood. Any child can have it, from a newborn to a teenager, however, most small diagnosed with this disease are between 4 to 9 years old. It is proved that there is a better prognosis for children between 1 to 9 years. Those with 10 or more years are at increased risk for leukemia more aggressive, not responding to treatment, and children younger…


Basic needs of newborn baby

newborn baby basic needs
September 9, 2013

What a baby needs There are certain physiological needs that are essential for the newborn baby to adjust to the new reality that has come to live from birth, but also occur in this same period, emotional needs that are equally basic and which is more easy sometimes forget: Need for proximity: The neonate has a real need to be as close as possible to the mother, and have a…


How to clean baby’s nose

clean baby nose
July 6, 2013

Clean the baby’s nose is usually a difficult task, especially as the child gets upset, so it is necessary to do it with patience. If your baby is cold and congested, surely he will plug nose and it will be turned hard to breathe and to sleep peacefully. That is why it is necessary to release his nostril of this so annoying mucus. Tips for cleaning baby’s nose When you…


How to do your child stop breathing through the mouth

child stop breathing
June 30, 2013

Are you concerned that your child snores at night, or ride all the time with his mouth open? This is because he can not breathe normally, but calm, according to some studies is common that children have this difficulty due to a chronic inflammation of the tonsils. When child has annoying little runny nose, or mouth can not close, there is a strong chance he has adenoid hypertrophy, a disease…


Baby Food

baby food
June 25, 2013

Lack of food appropriate for babies from the earliest age, can deprive them of the nutrients necessary for optimal physical and intellectual development. So you must ensure complete nutrition, healthy and appropriate diet for your child, according to each stage of his life. In this article we will see some good pointers to follow, and we recommend consulting your pediatrician and coordinate with appropriate weekly diet.