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A 41-year-old female asked:

My child 6 yrs old is under weight by 5 kg kindly suggest for her diet chart?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Underweight: We cannot suggest a diet to your child because we don't know much about her diet now and her eating habits. Secondly, perhaps, she needs evaluation to find out why she's underweight to rule out problems that may interfere with her metabolism. She will need to work with her pediatrician and he can refer her to a dietitian if needed.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 50 years experience
Well said!
Jun 16, 2014

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