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Foods that are not good for G6PD for kids

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
G6PD DEF.: Hemolysis can occur after intake of drugs and fava beans.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Soy lechitin: Soy lechitin is not recommended for kids with g6pd defiency.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Best to talk with a : Pediatrician. This type of deficiency is very specific, and also involves staying away from certain drugs, medications, foods that are metabolized by ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
G6PD: Check out the site www.g6pd.org. It will give you a good overview of what to avoid. Not every baby reacts the same way. That site recommends avoiding ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
7 years experience Family Medicine
YES YES YES: Hi, Thank you for your question. Teaching them to enjoy these foods now will do wonders for them in the future. Any sudden spike in sugar = bad. Ho ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
NO, sadly many!: As a very starchy food with a high glycemic index (60) ; glycemic load, eating maize is not particularly good for health. In general sugars ; starchy ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience Family Medicine
Most are not.: Most cold cereals, even the "good" ones, contain a large serving of simple carbs and sugar. Their glycemic index is very high and they are, indeed, n ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience Pediatrics
Trader Joes..: If you are looking for a store to shop in, i like trader joes. They have many healthy prepared choices for both kids and adults. Whole foods has won ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many apps: Try "pregnancy companion" - it's put out by a couple of board certified ob/gyns & my patients like it. I give my patients the book "what to expect whe ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Soy milk and kids: There are no definite studies about your soy milk and it having delterious side effects. There is a lot of info.On the web about soy milk causing canc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Lerner Angeles
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Nutrition: Organic foods are very good for you. I often counsel my patients to not just assume that if something is labeled organic, it is true and necessary. T ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not enough info: You need to mention specific foods. Your question is too general.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Cagnoli
22 years experience Internal Medicine
In : In general there aren't any good or bad foods for patients with lupus different from what we recommend to anybody who wishes to stay healthy. Recent r ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A good rocker: A really comfortable rocker is nice to help you get through long nights of being up constantly nursing.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
G6PD DEFICIENCY: Vitamins are not the mainstay of treatment. Correction of RBC hemolysis is done by blood transfusion to save lives!
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Stenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Healthy snacks: Healthy school snacks include raw fruit and vegetables a long with water to drink.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Many many many!: If it grew in the ground, it's probably pretty healthy, including lots of vegetables, fruits, nuts, herbs, mushrooms....And the list goes on. Meat ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie ann Harrigan
18 years experience Hospital-based practice
Examples: How about how exercise and sunshine which provide endorphin release and accumulation of vitamin D can treat people with minor depression and is the ma ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Fruit: Fruit. Whole. Organic. Fresh.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Ignorance: Egg yolks are rich in cholesterol but eating eggs has minimal effects on cholesterol levels. The bottom line is not how eggs affect chol. But their ef ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Protein not carbs: The typical American breakfast relies too much on carbs/starches like cereal, toast and pancakes. Avoid those and emphasize whole foods, esp. those hi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Yes, control MS: The key is to use a potent newer agent, such as gilenya, tecfedera, or tysabri (natalizumab). Do aerobic exercise, avoid smoking, eat low fat, low so ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Omega-6: Any omega-6 oils, especially those containing significant amounts of linoleic acid, can potentially increase the risk of oxidative stress and worsen t ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Peppermint: oil has been implicated in a case of severe jaundice in BABIES with G6PD! Hope this information is useful! Dr Z
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