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Are There Any Good Snacks That Are Healthy That I Can Give To My 5yo
Healthy snacks!: Nuts, veggies, some fruits (preferably berries). Good quality proteins, dairy products like cheeses ; milk. Eggs are terrific. Some whole grains, but in general it's best to avoid too many refined carbohydrates and processed foods. ...Read more
Is there a comprehensive app of all foods that are safe to eat when pregnant, and those that arent?
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 when expecting" & they tell me that it's also pretty good. Acog also has a website that makes "info" sheets available & as always, i'm sure you're OB provider is an excellent resource for any questions you may have. Good luck. ...Read more
If I give my children a pretty balanced diet, are there any particular vitamins they won't get enough of?
Yes: There are large discount chains that you pay to use. They tend to sell food in bulk. Using these resources can really stretch your $. Consider growing your own food. Strapped for space - use square foot or container gardens. Keep it organic for good health. ...Read more
What are some easy foods i can eat to help weight loss but still healthy for the fact that i'm breast feeding?
What foods can I eat that are gluten free, not processed/packaged, and no sugar? Need some ideas badly! what are some health benefits this diet has?
Not much unless...: Gluten sensitive enteropathy is an inflammatory condition of the small bowel where its lining flattens after exposure to dietary gluten, with associated malabsorption, anemia, increased cancer risk.Gluten intolerance occurs in about 10% of americans who may get diarrhea after exceeding their threshold for gluten intake. Short of these patients, trying a gluten free diet is giving in to just a fad. ...Read more
Many: Healthy workouts include any that cause your heart rate to increase for at least 20 minutes. These include dancing, pilates, work-out videos, running up and down the steps in your house, jumping rope, jumping jacks, or a combination of any and all of the above. Be creative! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
B-12 shots? What are the health benefits to b-12 injections, and is this something i can give myself?
My wife and i are trying to lose weight through a balanced diet and regular exercise, but we have two young daughters and are full time students. We are
B-12 : B-12 injections are only indicated for a specific medical condition called pernicious anemia, whereby the body can't adequately absorb vitamin b12. For healthy people with a normal diet, B12 injections won't do anything. I think you are doing the right thing with a balanced diet and exercise. As a father of 2 young daughters myself, i can sympathize with your feelings of fatigue. I think that is the nature of being busy parents. I think carving out at least 7 hours of sleep per night is important for most people. However, seeing your physician to rule out other causes of fatigue is worthwhile once...Things like hypothyroidism, anemia, low vitamin d, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any intuitive books on what to eat and what not to eat if you have hypothyroidism? I've heard certain vegetables are not good to eat, why is that?
No problem: I am not aware of any food restrictions for people with hypothyroidism under treatment. People with untreated autoimmune thyroid disease should avoid excess iodine in their diet. Once you are on thyroid hormone replacement, you just want to make sure you take the medication on an empty stomach and wait at least 40 min before eating. ...Read more
Is there any juices out there that are actually good for you? I am looking to live a more healthy life style, but i love drinking fuit juice!
Are there any supplements or foods that are good for eye health? I want my eyes to be as healthy as possible. Regret looking directly at sun today.
Eye vitamins : Yes there are. Visit your local pharmacy for your options ...Read more
I have a small chest & i always wondered if foods that are good for breast health work to increase the growth? What foods would be good to eat?
Surgery: There is no pill, exercise or other "natural" enhancement aid that can give the same consistent, predictable results that breast augmentation surgery with implants can. Eating foods that are "good for breast health" will not make your breasts larger at age 31. If you wanted to consider plastic surgery with implants, that would be the best option. More information at www.Ohioplastic.Com. ...Read more
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