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Golden time for height development in children

28-05-2024

Until now, people have always attached great importance to height. It is not only an external expression but also a measure of health and development. Human height is determined by many  factors, including genetics, nutrition, environment and lifestyle. However, scientists have confirmed that there is a golden period in height development, which is the period […]

Anorexia in different ages of children

28-05-2024

Anorexia is a common problem in children, causing a lot of worry for parents. This condition not only affects a child’s physical development but can also impact their psychology and overall health. Anorexia can occur at any age, but is most common in children between 1 and 6 years old. 1. What is called anorexia? […]

Anorexia – The silent “enemy” of children’s development

28-05-2024

According to statistics from scientific studies, about 50-60% of parents have difficulty feeding their children, if this condition persists, it is likely that the child has anorexia. The problem of anorexia in children is quite common today, but if detected early, it can be completely overcome and does not affect the child’s health. On the […]

Brain development in children

15-05-2024

Besides focusing on weight gain and height development, how to develop children’s brain is also an aspect of concern for all parents. The first 1000 days of life are the golden period to stimulate brain development in children. Mothers need to prepare their children with the strongest foundation right from the first years of their […]

Cancer in the elderly

15-05-2024

Cancer is a dangerous disease that can attack anyone at any age. However, the risk of cancer increases with age, especially in older adults. According to statistics, the incidence of cancer in people over 65 years old is much higher than in other age groups. This article aims to provide you with useful information about […]

The “immune gap” stage in children

15-05-2024

A child’s passive immune system is established through the transfer of antibodies from the mother during the last three months of pregnancy and the first six months of breastfeeding. However, as the child grows, this passive immunity  system declines, and from 6 months onwards, children need to develop their own active immunity. 1. What is […]

Cardiovascular disease in the elderly

14-05-2024

As people enter their twilight years and experience a decline in physical health, the risk of cardiovascular diseases in the elderly is very high. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death among older adults. Upon entering the “twilight years”, the body and health condition somewhat decline, which may result in the high risk of […]

Collagen for Healthy Bones and Joints

14-05-2024

The older we get, the more collagen we lose, causing our skin to age quickly. Not only does it affect the skin, Collagen is also responsible for maintaining the elasticity and flexibility of connective tissues in bones and joints. Overview of Collagen Collagen is a protein that accounts for about 30% of the total protein […]

Rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular complications – A noteworthy correlation

14-05-2024

Cardiovascular complications are one of the main problems that patients with rheumatoid arthritis suffer. Specifically, rheumatoid arthritis can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases such as myocardial infarction, stroke and atherosclerosis due to the accumulation of fat, cholesterol and plaque on blood vessel walls by two times. The relationship between rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular disease […]

Nutrition for Basedow disease patient

14-05-2024

Basedow is a disease of the thyroid gland with typical symptoms of goiter, bulging eyes and cardiovascular disorders. People with Basedow’s disease need to pay attention to a proper diet and avoid foods that are harmful to the body. What is Basedow’s disease? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Basedow is an autoimmune disease […]

Glucosamine – A powerful assistant for people with bone and joint diseases

14-05-2024

Glucosamine is a natural compound classified as an Amino sugar, considered “bricks” of the body that build cells and tissue structures, playing an important role in many functions in the body, especially in the task of protecting joint cartilage.  Overview of Glucosamine Glucosamine plays an important role in maintaining the flexibility and elasticity of joints […]

Misunderstandings about the diet of diabetes patient and suggestions for the menu

29-02-2024

Diet plays a significant role in diabetes management and affects different aspects of a patient’s health. For them, following a healthy and balanced diet is an important part of disease control. How does diet affect people with diabetes? Diabetes patients need a healthy diet to control blood sugar, stabilize blood pressure, and blood cholesterol levels  […]

Tips for healthy diet during cancer treatment with radiation therapy

29-02-2024

Radiation therapy is an effective cancer treatment method, but it also greatly affects the patient’s health due to the side effects accompanied. Therefore, after radiotherapy, the patient’s menu requires adequate nutrients to improve and maintain the best health. Below are tips for healthy diet during cancer treatment with radiation therapy for your reference. How does […]

Nutrition during and after cancer treatment

27-02-2024

Nutrition before, during and after cancer treatment not only helps improve health status but also plays an important role in optimizing treatment results. Providing proper nutrition allows the patient’s body feel more comfortable and healthy. The role of nutrition for cancer patients Nutrition plays an important role in the treatment of cancer patients. A balanced […]

The DASH diet: Eating plan to control diabetes

16-02-2024

The DASH diet has long been considered one of the standard and healthy diets. Besides limiting hypertension, this eating plan has been shown to help improve blood cholesterol levels, limit obesity and is especially effective for diabetics. What is the DASH eating plan? The DASH eating plan (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) is a healthy […]

Nutrition for patients with hypothyroidism

16-02-2024

Partial or complete removal of the thyroid gland is an effective treatment for people with thyroid disorders, however, patients will be at high risk of developing hypothyroidism, accompanied by a number of possible symptoms that may affect the patient’s health and life. In addition to complying with treatment regimens, patients can adjust their nutritional regimen […]

Osteoarthritis in the elderly and improvement methods

16-02-2024

Osteoarthritis is a common problem in the elderly, is currently on the rise and has many impacts on the patient’s quality of life. Without timely treatment, the patient may experience numerous inconveniences in life and gradually lose mobility. 1. Basic information about arthritis (osteoarthritis) Statistics from the Global Burden of Disease Study program show that […]

Children with malabsorption of nutrients – Causes and solutions

03-01-2024

Children with poor digestion, constant illness, non-standard weight are the worries of many families with children of nutrient malabsorption syndrome. Without prompt intervention the child may suffer from severe malnutrition, affecting his/her resistance and stature in the future. What is malabsorption in children? Malabsorption is a decrease in the ability to absorb nutrients when consuming […]

Improve malnutrition and stunting in children

03-01-2024

Stunting is a condition of impaired growth and development that children experience due to poor nutrition, repeated infections, and inadequate psychosocial development. Stunting is measured by comparing the height-for-age of children with the WHO Child Growth Standards, and children who fall below -2SD are considered stunted. Child stunting is the most common form of malnutrition […]

The importance of Micronutrients for the growth and development of children

03-01-2024

Nutritional care for young children is a fundamental factor to ensure comprehensive development and growth in children. Children’s nutrition follows the same basic principles as adult nutrition: eating a variety of foods that provide nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, proteins and fats. However, children also need specific nutrients for their different stages of development, […]

Hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism and dangerous complications for patients

03-01-2024

The thyroid gland is a vital organ that regulates the body’s metabolism and hormone levels. It is the largest endocrine gland in the body, weighing about 20-25 grams. It has a butterfly-like shape and is located at the base of the neck, between the C5 and T1 vertebrae. It is covered by a layer of […]

Breakthrough application of international nutritional science for Vietnamese

18-10-2023

Vtv.vn – On October 10, 2023, Nutricare and Nutricare Medical Nutrition Institute – USA launched 5 new products with superior nutritional formulas, meeting strict standards for Vietnamese people. The product set is the result of extensive research and improvement between Nutricare scientists and Nutricare Medical Nutrition Institute – USA (NMNI-USA) including: ColosCare 24h – Strong […]

The developing immune system – from foetus to toddler

17-10-2023

Introduction This article describes the events in the formation of the human immune system and the development of the innate as well as the adaptive arm of immunity. The steps during foetal, neonatal and early childhood are described in detail. The consequences for immunity to key infections are discussed. As knowledge in this field is […]

The immune supporting properties of milk – Part 4: Remaining members of the innate immune system in milk – The oxidase enzymes, milk fat globule membrane and osteopontin

22-08-2023

Introduction It has been pointed out in previous articles in this series that infants are not completely dependent on receiving immune support from mother’s milk in the form of antibodies, the star players of the adaptive immune system (Article 1). Milk also contains multiple components of the innate immune system (Article 1 – Table 1). […]

The immune supporting properties of milk – Part 3: Selected members of the innate immune system in milk – Oligosaccharides, glycosaminoglycans, glycomacropeptide, lysozyme and alpha-lactalbumin

22-08-2023

Introduction Milk really is a veritable treasure trove of components that provide support to the immune system. An overview of some aspects of the immune modulating activity of milk constituents is provided in this series of articles by COE member Dr. David Clark. Attention is drawn to any recently published findings on the effectiveness of […]

Why healthy nutrition is important for the elderly?

01-08-2023

Nutrition plays an extremely important role for the body at any age, this has been completely convincingly proven by science as well as real life practice. In addition, according to nutrition experts, from the age of 40 onwards, the body begins to show many signs of impaired function of the digestive, cardiovascular, urinary organs… affecting […]

Iodine diet for thyroid cancer patients treated with radioactive iodine

31-07-2023

Practicing an iodine diet for 2 weeks before thyroid tumors treatment by 131 radioactive iodine has been shown to support and increase the effectiveness of this treatment. However, how to control the amount of iodine within the standard threshold while maintaining nutritional balance? This article will clarify the general principles and update the latest guidelines […]

How to prevent osteoporosis

31-07-2023

Currently, the global prevalence of osteoporosis in people over the age of 50 is around 1/3 – 1/5. The elderly with osteoporosis are at high risk of falls and bone fractures, which can lead to serious complications and increase the risk of death. In addition to taking medication, a combination of a healthy diet, regular […]

Constipation – A potential cause of malnutrition

31-07-2023

Constipation in children is a common health problem affecting 0.7% to 29.6% of children worldwide. Constipation is not simply a symptom of a digestive disorder, but it also has many consequences that affect a child’s nutrition and stature. Detecting and promptly treating constipation is an important condition to prevent malnutrition in young children. The association […]

F100 Formula – Growth and protection for malnourished children according to recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO)

14-06-2023

Recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health for use in malnourished children, F100 formula helps children improve weight, height, increase resistance, pushing away the fear of malnutrition and stunting in children. Overview of F100 formula The invention of the F100 formula applied in the treatment of malnutrition is one of […]

Probiotics, Prebiotics và Postbiotics – The important role in helping children’s healthy digestive system

14-06-2023

The microbiome consists mostly of living microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses and fungi, and is found throughout your body. However, most of these microorganisms, particularly bacteria, reside in your intestines, referred to as your gut microbiome. This microbiome plays an important role in many bodily functions, ranging from stimulating the immune system to nutrient absorption. […]

Anorexia in children – Causes and Solutions

12-05-2023

According to statistics from the Vietnam National Institute of Nutrition, among children examined at the Institue, the proportion of those who are diagnosed with anorexia disorder is 37%, while the rate in the US is 25 – 45%. There are different causes leading to Anorexia, and if not intervened promptly, long-term anorexia will cause children […]

Nutritional care instruction for anorexic children

12-05-2023

The period from 1 to 5 years old is the “golden age” that determines a child’s future stature, however this is also the time when children face many health and nutritional problems, especially anorexia. An appropriate nutritional content allows children to overcome the problem of anorexia and continue their growth momentum. The importance of nutrition […]

Comprehensive” and “correct” understanding of diabetes from experts

08-05-2023

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by increased blood glucose levels above normal levels, caused by defects in insulin secretion. Diabetes causes a number of dangerous complications and is the leading cause of cardiovascular disease, kidney failure, blindness and amputation. Overview of Diabetes According to the statistical report of the Global Burden of […]

The significance of the immune system and 24-hour Colostrum

08-05-2023

Children are extremely sensitive to pathogens due to their immature immune systems. To fill the “immune gap” during this period, children need to be supplemented with immune nutrients from breast milk or food sources rich in antibodies such as 24-hour colostrum. What is the immune system? Simply put, the human immune system is a defense […]

Cachexia in cancer patients

04-05-2023

Cachexia has a negative impact on the patient’s ability to fight infection and to withstand chemotherapy or radiation treatments, thereby increasing the mortality rate. To prevent cachexia, patients need early nutritional intervention with a rational diet. What is cachexia? Cancer cachexia (also known as cachexia) is defined as a syndrome defined by persistent loss of […]

Nutritional issues in cancer treatment

04-05-2023

According to the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN), up to 10-20% of cancer patients die as a result of malnutrition before dying from the tumor itself1. Improving nutritional status is a supportive therapy to help patients cope with prolonged treatment. Current status of cancer and nutrition According to the GLOBOCAN 2020 report […]

Improving height with a rational nutritional regimen

04-05-2023

Height is determined by both genetic factors and external environmental factors, in which nutrition is the most important external factor affecting a child’s linear growth1. Human body cells have a sophisticated sensor system, which means that only when there are enough nutrients for the body, the growth processes can occur. In other words, nutrients are […]

How to improve children’s height

04-05-2023

Genetic factors only determine 60 – 70% of a child’s adult height while the rest is determined by nutrition, exercise and daily sleep. According to the results of the 2019 – 2020 National Nutrition Investigation, the average height of Vietnamese young adults has had a remarkable change. The average height of women reached 156.2 cm […]

Probiotic strains that support intestinal microflora balance in children

04-05-2023

The intestinal microflora is of particular importance to the human body, helping to support digestion, regulate immunity, protect the intestinal mucosa, etc. But without proper and sufficient care to balance the intestinal microflora, this will be the main cause of dangerous diseases such as diarrhea, stomach cancer,…1 Especially for young children, balancing the intestinal microflora […]

The role of the immune system and HMO in protecting children’s weak immune system

04-05-2023

The immune system is a “shield” that protects the body against invading agents such as viruses, bacteria or parasites. A healthy immune system will repel the invasion of harmful agents, helping children avoid diseases and support a healthy development for children. The importance of immunity to human body The immune system is essential for life. […]

Prevent malnutrition in children

04-05-2023

Long-term malnutrition in children leaves many unfortunate consequences for children’s health and constraints both physical and intellectual growth by age. Therefore, caregivers need to keep an eye on children’s linear growth and provide a rational, balanced diet to effectively prevent malnutrition. Overview of malnutrition According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malnutrition is a serious […]

Treatment of protein-energy malnutrition in children

20-04-2023

Malnutrition due to protein and energy deficiency leaves many consequences for the children’s physical and mental health, even leading to death if malnutrition is not treated promptly. The treatment regimen below is recommended for children to get rid of malnutrition. Protein-energy malnutrition is a common medical condition in children caused by a serious deficiency of […]

Specific Nutrition for Children

Golden time for height development in children

Until now, people have always attached great importance to height. It is not only an external expression but also a measure of health and development. Human height is determined by many  factors, including genetics, nutrition, environment and lifestyle. However, scientists have confirmed that there is a golden period in height development, which is the period […]

Specific Nutrition for Adults

Cancer in the elderly

Cancer is a dangerous disease that can attack anyone at any age. However, the risk of cancer increases with age, especially in older adults. According to statistics, the incidence of cancer in people over 65 years old is much higher than in other age groups. This article aims to provide you with useful information about […]