Eating Tips Medicentres

Back to School | Eating Tips for Children

School age is the perfect time for children to learn about healthy food, bodies and activity. This is the time they start a busy social life, have pocket money and begin to help choose their own lifestyle. Children of this age learn quickly and are also influenced by their friends and popular trends. 

Children need a wide variety of foods for a well-balanced diet.

Obesity in Children, by Dr. Kowshik Gupta, Consultant Pediatrician-Endocrinologist

The incidence of severe obesity in childhood is increasing alarmingly and childhood obesity has literally reached critical mass. Severe obesity often goes unrecognized until significant comorbidities such as type 2 diabetes mellitus and steatohepatitis — once considered “adult diseases” — develop. Paediatric comorbidities of obesity are more common than thought.

Many consider this as a multifactorial (genetics,

Dr Manal Adi, Paediatrician

Welcome Dr. Manal Adi, Specialist Paediatrician to Medicentres Team !

Dr. Manal Adi is an Arab-board certified pediatrician and a member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, UK. She has five years of experience in pediatrics and neonatology in Dubai.

Dr. Adi graduated from the University of Jordan, School of Medicine in 2008.  With passion for children, she completed pediatric residency training in Dubai Health Authority,