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what is a good diet for a 13 year

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Variety of foods: Eating proteins, fats, and carbs in a balanced amount. Eating less dairy, more fresh foods including fruits and vegetables, more organic, less gm (gen ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
2300 calories a day: Include 1/4 as protein, 1/4 as carbohydrates, 1/4 as fruits, and 1/4 of the plate as vegetables. Eat. from each of the food groups, include whole grai ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
44 years experience Pediatrics
Average: For weight loss, eat low fat, low cholesterol foods. Lots of fresh fruit and vegetables, simple grains and some high protein foods. The trick is to us ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
44 years experience Pediatrics
Work hard, eat less: decreasing caloric intake by 3500 kCal will lose 1 lb of body fat; daily activity that make a child sweat and increase work of breathing for about one ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
36 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: You did not mentioned if it's a boy or girl, what lifestyle is.If person is active enough, 1350 cal-good for him. Check wt and bmi periodically.
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A member asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
More information: You will have to give us more information before we can help you. What sort of transplant? What reports are not good?
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Needs a nutritionist: Correct diet needs to be balanced and depends upon hight & weight. Whilst awaiting nurtionist can start by cutting out all juices & sodas, these are e ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Reddy
Dr. Ram Reddy answered
41 years experience Geriatrics
Balanced: For any age it should be balanced diet , to be very simple divide the plate to 1/4 sections and 1/4 breads or carbs , 1/4 protein or meats , 1/4 vege ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Fitness lifestyle: Few people get much benefit from counting calories -- it's boring & it's better to listen & get to know your body. You're in the prime of youth & this ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Calcium: Containing foods are needed in females over 14 as well as folate (folic acid).
A 12-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
What he likes: I'd get a physician's guidance. Junior may be light-framed, and this is a plus long-term. Most boys have a sport that they enjoy and can work hard at; ... Read More

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