Showing posts from August, 2015

Why one needs a balanced diet for kids?

Kids have high demand for growth. Every body tissue needs calories for its growth. . That comes from sugars; fat for its metabolism and energy stores.. that comes fron oils.. aminoacids for tissue and dna building.. that comes from proteins. A lots of micronutrients are required in small amounts for various body functions, enzymes, chemical reactions, metabolism, dna synthesis and neurological growth too. Each body cell is like a small factory. . Whose heart is dna in the nucleus which is made up of aminoacids linked with sugar and phosphate bonds. . Each cell has a kitchen called mitochondria which has energy store source where most metabolism occurs  and it along with golgi bodies intitiates productions of various special proteins and enzymes for body functions. All including cell wall needs regular nutrienta like water calories carbohydrates proteins and fat. To make a cell survive, proper nutrition is needed. Faulty diet can make every cell deficient for the nutrient. Thus bal

Why a mother of a two month old feel that her milk is not enough for her baby?

Its very common for a mother of two or three month old infant to feel that her milk is not enough because: 1.she feels so.. due to her perception of baby size or compared to peers 2.other family members or friends feel so 3. Baby appears thin. 4. Baby cries often 5. Baby leaves breast in few minutes 6. Mother feels she has less out put 7. She feels her breast size is small or not enough All these reasons are incorrect.. if mother milk is not enough, the baby will start losing weight. Now why these assumptions are incorrect? Dont hesitate to ask here.