Diet for an Anaemic Lactating Mother

Pregnancy and lactation depletes the body’s iron and calcium reserves and iron deficiency can lead to anaemia. Deficiency of vitamin B12 too, can cause anaemia too. A lactating, anaemic mother should, therefore, eat a diet rich in iron, calcium, phosphorous, vitamin B12, vitamin C (for better absorption of iron), and vitamin D (for better absorption… [ Continue Reading ]

Diet for a Preadolescent Children

A child on the verge of adolescense needs a carefully designed diet plan. He requires plenty of calcium, protein, carbohydrates, iron, vitamin C and zinc, among other vitamins and nutrients. He needs calcium for his bones and iron to support the increasing muscle mass and for greater blood supply. Proteins are for general muscle growth… [ Continue Reading ]

Diet Suggestions for Women With Thyroid Malfunction

Malfunctioning of the thyroid gland in women leads to obesity and related problems. Besides consulting a doctor, you have have a carefully planned diet. Special attention should be paid to a low calorie diet, which is rich in iodine, potassium and fibre. Iodine makes up for thyroxine hormone imbalance, which leads to obesity. This imbalance… [ Continue Reading ]