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 […]

Cardiovascular disease in the elderly


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]

Hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism and dangerous complications for patients


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


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 […]

Why healthy nutrition is important for the elderly?


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


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


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 […]

Comprehensive” and “correct” understanding of diabetes from experts


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 […]

Cachexia in cancer patients


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


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 […]