A 13-year-old female asked:
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what should a 13 year old girl eat to have a balanced diet? including breakfast, lunch snacks and supper.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Diet: Rather than giving you things to eat have your foctor refer you to a dietician who can give a proper diet with all kinds of wholesome choices. You deserve credit for your positive thinking. Good luck!
Answered on May 8, 2018
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Variety: Include 1/4 a 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 grains, legumes, beans, chicken, meat, fish, dairy, eggs, etc. Try to stay away from fried foods, fatty foods, Try to avoid sugar drinks, and highly processed foods as they are lower in nutrients than fresh fruits and vegetables
Answered on May 8, 2018

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