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Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 08:00 am

Cirrhosis is a condition in which there is destruction of the liver cell due to necrosis, fatty infiltration and fibrosis. It is a serious and irrever....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 07:09 am

Physical disability: Since the feet have to carry extra load complications like flat feet, osteoarthritis of knee, hip and lumbar spine are common, Ad....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 07:05 am

Prevention of obesity is most desirable and should start from infancy. Three essential principles to be remembered in diet therapy are....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 06:54 am

Obesity can be defined as the generalized accumulation of excess adipose tissue in the body resulting in an increase of more than 20 percent of the de....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 06:47 am

Fever is an elevation in body temperature above the normal of 98.4o F, which may occur in response to infection, inflammation or unknown causes.....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 06:38 am

A food exchange list consists of similar foods grouped together so that specified amounts of each food listed in that group have approximately the sam....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 06:16 am

Therapeutic diets can be modified in terms of quality and quantity.....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:52 am

The various physical, physiological and psychological changes during oldage necessitate the following modifications in the diet.....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:49 am

The elderly are at risk of poor nutrition due to economic pressure, poor dentition, aging tissues and inadequate diet, which may be compounded with th....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:47 am

1. Energy - The energy requirement decreases due to decreased physical activity....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:37 am

Being a productive age group, adequate nutrition is important for adults to maintain their productivity. Inadequate nutrition, besides leading to vari....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:35 am

Since individual variations are high, the ICMR has suggested the recommended allowances based on reference Indian man and woman.....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:28 am

There is an increasing trend towards a decrease in age of menarche both in upper affluent class and rural communities making adolescent girls suscepti....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:27 am

The transition from childhood to adulthood is called adolescence. This period (13-18 years) is characterized by rapid growth and development at all le....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:25 am

Psychological pressures on adolescents influence their eating habits. Boys generally tend to have a better appetite than girls and this helps them to ....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:15 am

The metabolic demands of growth and energy expenditure increases the calorie needs. The ICMR committee has suggested that energy should be provided on....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:13 am

Body composition changes during the period of maturation. The changes occur due to hormonal influence which regulate the development of sex characteri....

Under : HEALTH    Posted On :  04.03.2016 04:11 am

The adequacy of food in terms of nutrients not only depends on food available to the children but also on the food environment and models set for them....

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