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Baby Fruit Vegetable Juices
No: The answer is no.If breast-feeding is not possible, infant formulas contain all of the required nutrients needed by healthy infants. Juices have no nutritional value and should not be used.They provide unneccessary calories and will probably interfere with normal feeding.Occasionally pediatricians will use juice as a natural laxative for a constipated baby, but otherwise juice should not be used. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
6 months baby. Just started solids. What kind of vegetables are recommended to start with? And can I feed her fruits like avocado? What about juice?
Adding solid foods: You can mash or puree most vegetables for you baby. Banana and avocado are easy foods for baby. Introduce a new food every few days. Remember it can take 15 times before a baby "likes" a food. A serving size at this age is less than a tablespoon. Remember this is a messy time, babies love to feel their food. Juice is not critical for babies, avoid giving more than 4-6 oz of juice a day. ...Read more
As iron is harmful for thalassemia patient so which fruits have iron or which is safe for my 6 months baby?Is orange juice juice harmful ? Pls advic
WHAT KIND THALASEMIA: You did not say what kind of thalasemia your baby has.You have beta thalasemia.Most likely the baby has beta thalassemia trait, if so you do not have to worry about iron in babys diet.You can give baby fruits.Orange juice can be given in small quantity not more than 4oz occasionally but not all the time as it is loaded with sugar.Water can be given at 6 months discuss with pediatrician about diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whole is better: Juicing is good though. But whole foods fill you. ...Read more
Soda is one of the: worst things for your body.avoiding it is a really good idea ...Read more
Sanitation: the safety of juicing fresh fruits and vegetable at home depends largely on the potential for exposure to harmful bacteria and pesticides. If grown in unsanitary conditions , irrigated with contaminated water or sprayed with harmful pesticides, and if used in unpeeled, uncooked, unwashed state, the fruit and vegetable may not be safe for consumption. Washing and peeling will reduce risk ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does juicing have the same nutritional value as the fruit/vegetable itself? How about calorie wise?
What should a person eat specifically when experiencing hypothermia due to malnutrition? Are vegetable and fruit juices too cold for the body?
I've been drinking fresh fruit and vegetable juices and also started with supplements. Can someone have too much antioxidant intake?
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