and then monitor
About 10-20 years ago, every second child took fish oil. “Feeding” is a tool, because it is useful, you can call it a special tradition. But now the new generation has refused to use the “goodies.” And, it would seem, almost no one is interested in the benefits of consuming fish oil, until the researchers decided to recall this, calling for the presence of capsules in the diet of children.
And if you look into the distant past, such a storehouse of vitamins was mandatory for admission to every child care facility. And even now, you probably frowned, remembering this specific smell and taste. However, one should not just put them in a distant drawer due to an unpleasant sensation from the “capsules”. After all, the benefits of fish oil are huge and affect the baby’s health.
Useful or not, that’s the question!
Of course! And all the grandmothers and mother’s tales in childhood were not in vain. If you recall that in this unique product there are polyunsaturated essential fatty acids Omega-3 and Omega-6, palmitic and oleic acids, vitamins (A, E and D) that are capable of fat dissolving, iodine, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, iron, selenium , manganese, bromine and more. Continue reading
When diagnosing diseases, doctors check the rate of ESR in the blood of a child. Not many people know what ESR is and how this indicator reflects the state of human health. However, this analysis is able to find out about the presence of serious diseases in the early stages. What is ESR and why can it deviate from the norm in children? What is the norm of ESR in the blood of a child from zero to 18 years in the table.
The norm of ESR in the blood of a child:
Reasons for lower ESR
False ESR and other symptoms
ESR stands for erythrocyte sedimentation rate. As you know, blood consists of two parts: liquid – plasma and dense – red blood cells. When carrying out the analysis, a child is taken blood from a vein or from a finger, placed in a measuring tube and diluted with a special drug that blocks blood coagulation. Then they monitor the erythrocyte sedimentation rate, measuring it in millimeters per hour. This result is the ESR. Continue reading
Whether your child is obese or overweight is visually difficult to figure out. If the problem is already visible to the eye, then this indicates a significant increase in body weight. As a rule, the initial stages are difficult to notice. You can find out exactly whether the child has obesity or excess weight according to the WHO table. It is recommended to carry out system weighings to see the dynamics of weight gain. So, you will notice negative changes in time and you can begin treatment.
In the modern world, the problem of obesity and overweight among children is widespread. WHO calls for special attention to this topic, because such children are especially vulnerable. They have a high risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and infectious diseases. It is difficult for them to lead a full life. It is the parents who must take the first step to help the child. The initial stage is considered overweight. It progresses to obesity, which is divided into 4 degrees. Continue reading