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
Food allergy is an immune response that causes sensitivity to one or more types of foods. Such intolerance causes unpleasant symptoms from the digestive tract and other body systems. If you start an allergy, it can lead to dire consequences such as anaphylactic shock, even fatal.
Symptoms of a food allergy in a child
For the first time, the symptoms of the presence of food allergies are manifested precisely in childhood. Signs are individual for each child, but most often they appear on the part of the skin and gastrointestinal disorders. However, there is intolerance to products affects the respiratory system. The main signs of an allergy in a child:
Itching and hives;
Colic in the stomach; 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