What is diabetes?This is when too much sugar or glucose is in theblood.
What are the causes of diabetes?Some of the causes of diabetes are:• High fat diet• Obesity• Aging• High alcohol intake
What are the symptoms of diabetes?    Some symptoms of diabetes are:•   Poor wound healing•   Unexplainable weight loss•  ...
ROLE OF DIET IN THE LIVES OF         DIABETIC PATIENTSDiabetes and diet are very closely related. Eating theright foods pl...
Diabetic food pyramid
The dietary needs of senior citizens
The dietary needs of senior citizens Tips for senior nutrition• Reduced sodium consumption• Enjoy good fats• Fiber up• Avo...
The dietary needs of senior citizensFor seniors, the benefits of healthy eating includesincrease in mental acuteness, resi...
WHAT IS ANEMIA?Anemia is a medical condition in which the redblood cell count or hemoglobin is less than normal.
CAUSES OF ANEMIA  Any process that can disrupt the normal life span of  a red blood cell may cause anemia. Therefore it is...
DIET IN THE LIVES OF ANEMIC                   PATIENTS  • Adequate quantity of protein should be present in diet.  • Foods...
DIET IN THE LIVES OF ANEMIC                   PATIENTS  • Including citrus fruits, guava, green pepper in diet will meet t...
ROLE OF DIET IN THE LIVES OF            TEENAGERS A balanced diet is important to maintain healthand a sensible body weight.
ROLE OF DIET IN THE LIVES OF                TEENAGERS• Plenty of starchy carbohydrates - bread, rice, pasta, breakfast cer...
• Two servings of protein, such as meat, fish, eggs, beans and pulses• Eat regular meals• Drink six to eight glasses of fl...
• Plenty of starchy carbohydrates - bread, rice, pasta, breakfast cereals,  chapattis, couscous and potatoes• Plenty of fr...
• Adequate quantity of protein should be present in diet.   • Foods rich in iron like green leafy vegetables, plantain, lo...
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  1. 1. What is diabetes?This is when too much sugar or glucose is in theblood.
  2. 2. What are the causes of diabetes?Some of the causes of diabetes are:• High fat diet• Obesity• Aging• High alcohol intake
  3. 3. What are the symptoms of diabetes? Some symptoms of diabetes are:• Poor wound healing• Unexplainable weight loss• Excessive thirst• Excessive urination• Excessive eating
  4. 4. ROLE OF DIET IN THE LIVES OF DIABETIC PATIENTSDiabetes and diet are very closely related. Eating theright foods play a major role in controlling thedisease.
  5. 5. Diabetic food pyramid
  6. 6. The dietary needs of senior citizens
  7. 7. The dietary needs of senior citizens Tips for senior nutrition• Reduced sodium consumption• Enjoy good fats• Fiber up• Avoid “bad” carbohydrates• Put five colours on your plate
  8. 8. The dietary needs of senior citizensFor seniors, the benefits of healthy eating includesincrease in mental acuteness, resistance to illnessand disease, higher energy levels a more robustimmune system, faster recuperation times andbetter management of chronic health problems.
  9. 9. WHAT IS ANEMIA?Anemia is a medical condition in which the redblood cell count or hemoglobin is less than normal.
  10. 10. CAUSES OF ANEMIA Any process that can disrupt the normal life span of a red blood cell may cause anemia. Therefore it is caused by two ways:• a decrease in production of red blood cell or hemoglobin• a loss or destruction of blood
  11. 11. DIET IN THE LIVES OF ANEMIC PATIENTS • Adequate quantity of protein should be present in diet. • Foods rich in iron like green leafy vegetables, plantain and whole grain cereals• Food rich in vitamin B complex and particularly B6 like parboiled rice, liver and milk
  12. 12. DIET IN THE LIVES OF ANEMIC PATIENTS • Including citrus fruits, guava, green pepper in diet will meet the requirement of vitamin C. • Liver oil, fortified vegetable oil, sea foods will provide Vitamin E.• Foods rich in folic acid like pulses, green leafy vegetables
  13. 13. ROLE OF DIET IN THE LIVES OF TEENAGERS A balanced diet is important to maintain healthand a sensible body weight.
  14. 14. ROLE OF DIET IN THE LIVES OF TEENAGERS• Plenty of starchy carbohydrates - bread, rice, pasta, breakfast cereals and potatoes• Plenty of fruit and vegetables - at least five portions every day• Two to three portions of dairy products, such as milk, yoghurt, and pasteurized cheeses
  15. 15. • Two servings of protein, such as meat, fish, eggs, beans and pulses• Eat regular meals• Drink six to eight glasses of fluid a day.
  16. 16. • Plenty of starchy carbohydrates - bread, rice, pasta, breakfast cereals, chapattis, couscous and potatoes• Plenty of fruit and vegetables - at least five portions every day• Two to three portions of dairy products, such as milk, yoghurt, and pasteurized cheeses• Two servings of protein, such as meat, fish, eggs, beans and pulses• Not too many fatty foods• Limit sugar-rich food and drinks• Other important dietary habits to follow during adolescence include:• Drink six to eight glasses of fluid a day.• Eat regular meals, including breakfast, as it can provide essential nutrients and improve concentration in the mornings. Choose a fortified breakfast cereal with semi-skimmed milk and a glass of fruit juice.
  17. 17. • Adequate quantity of protein should be present in diet. • Foods rich in iron like green leafy vegetables, plantain, lotus stem, puffed rice, whole grain cereals and iron fortified foods should be included in the diet. • Food rich in vitamin B complex and particularly B6 like whole grain cereals, parboiled rice, liver, milk etc should be taken. • Including citrus fruits, guava, green pepper in diet will meet the requirement of vitamin C. • Liver oil, fortified vegetable oil, sea foods will provide Vitamin E. • Foods rich in folic acid like pulses, green leafy vegetables, legumes. Liver and eggs should be included. • Supplementary and fortified foods may be a help in controlling or preventing anemia.

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