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Doctor insights on: Are There Any Good Snacks That Are Healthy That I Can Give To My 5yo

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My 5 year old pukes once a week for the past month -month &a half. He seemed fine all day nothing wrong apatite wasn't the best but snacked alot after school. He randomly puked while watching a movie. And temp was normal. Just rechecked and it was 96.8 c

My 5 year old pukes once a week for the past month -month &a half. 
He seemed fine all day nothing wrong apatite wasn't the best but snacked alot after school. He randomly puked while watching a movie. And temp was normal. Just rechecked and it was 96.8 c

Vomiting: This sounds like he may be suffering from gastritis or reflux problem. If this was serious problem, he would not get better after one episode. Sometimes, this kind of symptoms are due to food, they don't like. If he did not have fever or diarrhea, he should be okay. If this becomes worse or persists for a long duration, then its prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are some good healthy snacks to give my child for when they are in school?

What are some good healthy snacks to give my child for when they are in school?

Fruits, veggies: Agree with dr. S. Kids like to dip sliced fruit or veggies in yogurt or nut butters. Pretzels instead of chips. Take your kid shopping and let her pick. Make it fun. ...Read more

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What is some good exercises and meal plans/ snacks to eat to get healthier?

What is some good exercises and meal plans/ snacks to eat to get healthier?

Walking is best exer: Walk 8, 000 to 10, 000 steps a day(use a pedometer). Avoid animal based foods as anything with saturated foods(fried foods) and sugars in not healthy. Fruits, veggies and plant based proteins(soy/tofu), nuts, low fat dairy products and fish are healthy foods to consume. ...Read more

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What are some good healthy weight gainer snacks?

What are some good healthy weight gainer snacks?

Snacks to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, protein shakes, protein bars, smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels ; use of juice rather than soda. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some good healthy weight gainer snack?

Can you suggest some good healthy weight gainer snack?

Weight gain: Protein shakes, healthy days like nuts, seeds, avocado. Increase your protein and healthy carb intake such as yams, rye or pumpernickel bread. For breakfast consider steel cut oat. In like to put cocunut oil in my morning protein shake ...Read more

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What should you give your children for a healthy snack?

What should you give your children for a healthy snack?

Snacks: Snack ideas: small sized greek yogurt, trail mix (you can make your own), air popped popcorn, cheese & crackers, veggies or fruit dipped in yogurt. For some great ideas see: http://www.Foodnetwork.Com/recipes-and-cooking/50-after-school-snacks/index.Html. ...Read more

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Is Nutella chocolate spread healthy or unhealthy? Is it ok to give to a child for a snack?

Is Nutella chocolate spread healthy or unhealthy? Is it ok to give to a child for a snack?

Depends: Nutella has a lot of calories, fat, and sugar. Probably not the best choice for a child's snack. That being said, if your child is at an otherwise healthy weight, I don't think there's anything wrong with the occasional whole wheat toast with Nutella :) ...Read more

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I have wanted to start eating more healthy, so I what are good snacks to keep me away from junk and really sweet food?

I have wanted to start eating more healthy, so I what are good snacks to keep me away from junk and really sweet food?

Fruits: fresh fruit is a great snack, low in simple sugar, high in fiber, You can choose a fruit and depending on how ripe it is can determine how sweet it is. For example, a green banana is not sweet at all, as it ripens it becomes sweeter. Yellow with brown areas- real sweet. ...Read more