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[This article belongs to Volume - 26, Issue - 02]

Association between Food Frequency Intake and Daily Living ‎Activities among Children with Leukemia

To Assess the Food Frequency Intake and the Daily Living Activities Regarding Children with Leukemia. To find out the association between Food Frequency Intake and Daily Living Activities Regarding Children with Leukemia. To find out the association‏ ‏between Food Frequency Intake and Daily Living Activity Regarding Leukemic Children with their socio-demographic characteristic. A “Descriptive (Cross sectional) study” was conducted in three hospitals Holy Karbala Health Department, Karbala Children's Teaching Hospital ‎and Imam Hassan Al-Mujtaba Teaching Hospital on children with ‎Leukemia in Holy Karbala City between the period of (22 June 2022) to (26 January 2024). The study revealed a significant positive correlation between the Food Frequency Intake of children with leukemia and their daily living activities. Conclusion: Children with leukemia are affected by the treatments used, such as chemotherapy or radiation, and this in turn affects the children’s loss of appetite, and thus they eat meals of average quality and small quantity. Which negatively affects children's daily life activities. Parents of children must be educated on the negative effects that result from malnutrition and its impact on the time and rate of their recovery from the disease, and focus on improving dietary habits, their diversity and the number of main meals the child eats to provide him with energy and growth, and encourage sick children to rely on themselves for their special needs. Providing detailed scientific information about the disease in an appropriate way to explain it to the children’s parents.