Diagnosis of cancer can be an upsetting episode for anyone, and especially when it is of a child. With this come many questions in mind, alike – what are the treatments available? How long the treatment is going to take? Will the child get fully cured? How to prevent it from reoccurring? And many more.
Although the causes of most childhood cancer are unknown, almost about 5% are caused by inherited mutation (genetic from parents) but there has been a constant decline of cancer cases in children in the recent years and still remains a leading cause of death from any disease among children. The most common cancers diagnoses in children between the age group of 0 to 14 years are brain, leukemia, lymphomas and other central nervous system tumors.
Studies have revealed that most cases of childhood cancers are related to lifestyle disorders of parents like reproductive history, alcoholism and smoking, maternal diet and diet of children. It is also very important to note, as per studies that childhood cancers are preventable to a great extent by following a healthy diet and proper lifestyle.
Preventing childhood cancer with diet this International Childhood Cancer Day
On the International Childhood Cancer Day being observed on 15th February, let’s take an initiative to raise awareness on childhood cancer and deeper understanding on the topic. It is for all of us to understand that diet is one of the first modifiable factor for any degenerative diseases including cancer. More than 30% of cancer cases can be delayed or prevented by maintaining a healthy diet and active lifestyle. Plant based foods like fruits, vegetable and whole grains, a decent ratio of omega 3/6 poly-unsaturated fatty acids and fish have protective qualities against cancers.
1- Fresh fruits and vegetables: are believed to be the best foods from preventing cancer. Both fresh fruits and vegetables contains high quantities of vitamin C, nutrients and phytochemicals, acting as antioxidants. The lethal combination of vitamin C, nutrient and antioxidants stands as shield in the way of cancer by-
* Neutralizes the free radicals within the body by preventing their uncontrolled growth and spread that develops cancers.
* Initiates elimination of wastes from the body, purifying the blood and proper function of intestines and the digestive system.
* Strengthens immunity.
* Ensures enough oxygen in the blood via proper blood circulation within the arteries by preventing any clogging to happen.
2- Proteins: is responsible for growth, blood cell build up, tissue repair and feeds the immune system.
3- Cheese, eggs, milk, yogurt, lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, peanut butter, nuts, lentils, and soy are all good sources of protein. It has the ultimate healing resources which will help the child to heal faster ad effectively.
4- Proteins helps the child to heal faster by preventing infections and healing faster from the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation during the treatments.
5- Carbohydrates: acts as fuel for the body by providing with the necessary energy and proper functioning of the organs. Breads, pasta, potatoes, rice, cereals, fruits, corn, and beans are good sources of carbohydrates.
6- Whole grain breads and pastas are much better options, as they add fibers also, which helps fuelling the child’s body for a longer period and prevents against constipation - a common side effect of cancer treatment.
7- Fats: stores energy, insulates the body tissues and carries various vitamins through the blood stream. It also helps the child maintain a healthy weight during the treatment process as it is dense in calories.
Not that all fats are good, but unsaturated fats found in fish, fish, nuts, olive oil, and vegetables such as avocados are better and healthier compared to trans and saturated fats, found in red meats and greasy and oily fried foods.
As a concluding note, along with daily dietary needs of all the essential nutrients to fight cancer, drinking adequate quantity of water – 6 to 8 glass per day will help in flushing out harmful toxins and other wastes from the body, purify the blood, reduce acidity and keep the immune system working properly.
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We proudly introduce her as our chief mentor and dietician. She is running this prestigious institution for last 13 years and to the present day this institution is not a mere small clinic but actually a chain of weight loss clinics scattered all over the northern India and functioning with 35 successful centers. The voluminous fame which Diet Clinic bears is not earned in a short span of time; she is the pivotal person behind its huge success. Without her die hard conviction and dedication this could never happen.
She is a qualified dietician, registered with IDA and practicing since 2006. Prior to her engagement as a private dietician, she remained associated with army hospital. When she was a student she counseled many clients gratuitously. The pain and suffering of obesity patients made her work as a full time dietician to serve the world.
She has a keen interest in research and study, therefore she keep herself busy in latest health seminars and workshops. She is a student of dietetics and always wants to remain so. Her quest for knowledge has led her to develop various customized diet plans for her patients. These plans have benefited thousands of people to lose their unwanted part of their body. Her acute guidance and motivation let people work on their health and positive results come naturally.
All our dietician staff is well qualified and trained under her mentorship. She takes personal interest in any new recruitment and recruits only those dieticians who match the standards of the Diet Clinic. Our complete team works under her guidance to crack each case of obesity. Our testimonials are evidence of our success.
We are aimed to make this world free from extra weight and obesity. Our motto is “LET YOUR DIET WORK FOR YOU.”
Did you ever imagine that your life’s biggest problem of losing weight could be the simplest and actually fun? Infact with Diet Clinic, losing weight could actually be fun. Being fat and overweight is an invitation for several severe health problems. Irregular eating habits with a combination of junk food and lack of physical activity can make you extremely sick if continued for longer duration of time period. But if you have no control over your lifestyle and eating habits.....
Diet Clinic is offering various recipes for weight loss. Our recipes are simple, easy to make and deliciously healthy for you. We are offering a range of recipes starting from your morning breakfast to dinner. We have also suggested in between recipes which helps you to satisfy your craving for food between the meals.