March 31, 2016

Nutrition and Hydration needs of older people with dementia – Evidenced Based Research: Must Read guidelines for Dietitians and Nurses practiced in Indian care

In India, around 3.7 million people are affected with dementia (loss of or decline in memory and other cognitive abilities) which approximately costs around 14,700 crores . However, it is projected to increase two-fold by 2030 while three-fold by 2050 due to steady growth in […]
March 31, 2016

Importance of Feeding for Sick People: Nutrition and Hydration Practices

Feeding, in the sense of providing food and drink, is part of basic care. Sick people must always be fed. Dying people have to be fed when they are hungry and provided drink if they are thirsty. Universally, in every culture and religious tradition, feeding […]
March 31, 2016

Importance of celebration of Nutrition and hydration week March Indian based approach

Nutrition and Hydration Week 2014(17th -23rd March 2014) will show action across India in different social and health care settings to create awareness and understanding among people on good nutrition and benefits of adequate hydration.This initiative is getting support from people all over the India. […]
March 31, 2016

Does inadequate nutrition and hydration affect their health?

It is true that nutritional neglect and hydration affects health of aged people a lot.This is because different signs of dehydration like dry mucous membranes,reduced tissue turgor and sweating with sunken eyes occur when aged people suffer from the lack of water.Some other signs of […]
March 31, 2016

How to maintain appropriate body fluid? Guidelines to stay healthy in an Indian perspective

Water is one of the essential nutrients and at the same time, it is most common nutritional deficiency in Indian population. Although it does not contain any essential minerals,vitamins, fats, proteins or carbohydrates but still water is an essential as it helps in the transportation […]
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