Publication details

Role výživy v dlouhodobé úpravě životního stylu dětských astmatiků

Title in English The Role of Nutrition in Long - Term Modification of Life Style of Asthmatic Children


Year of publication 2002
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Alergie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Paediatry
Keywords bronchial asthma; nutrition; 24 hour reeall; nutrient score
Description The nutrition habits were followed by means of 24 hour recall in 148 children and adolescents aged 4-18 years with diagnosis of bronchial asthma. According to results the followed children recieve usually more energy than is determined by recommendad daily dode(RDD). Daily intake of fat is very high, celcium intake is low , it is 22-64% of population standard and the recommended daily dose of antioxidant vitamins C and E is reduced. The consumption of meat is high, while the intake of frutis, vegetables, low-fatty milk and diary products is insufficient.The nutrient score is decreased to 5,1 Resp. 5,17 points (nutrient score 10 points is indicator of excellent nutrition). It is possible to recommend the suitable nutrient measures for children as a result of evalution.