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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more


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How do I get my child to eat healthy foods with less salt and oil?

How do I get my child to eat healthy foods with less salt and oil?

Dont offer: You are actually in control of your childs diet. If you use less salt and buy food less in fats and oils your child can not eat them. In this way you will shape his/her eating habits into healthy eating. ...Read more

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Can you suggest a means to get my child to eat healthily?

Can you suggest a means to get my child to eat healthily?

Offer variety.: Offer a variety of healthy foods to choose from. Encourage your child's participation in food preparation. Kids tend to try new foods if thy're involved in making them. Most kids like to dip foods into yogurt or hummus. Use vegetables for dipping. ...Read more

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What can I do if my child does not like to eat healthy foods?

Eliminate the junk: Kids will often decide to eat what they can get away with & seldom can a parent really win a food fight. That said, if all the thoughtful adults in the house agree, you can eliminate all the snack foods from the house & only keep foods you approve of available. U don't state the age of the kid, but they all play on your fear they will suffer if u don't give in. ...Read more

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So me and my boyfriend are tryn to have a baby, I eat healthy and we have plenty of sex, is there really any positions to make it happen?

So me and my boyfriend are tryn to have a baby, I eat healthy and we have plenty of sex, is there really any positions to make it happen?

Not really: In an attempt to get pregnant, there are multiple factors to take into account. During intercourse, use a position that is comfortable for you and your partner. The amount of time that ejaculate is exposed to the woman's cervix may increase the odds of pregnancy. Timing this properly with your menstrual cycle is important in conceiving. ...Read more

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Is pregomega sufficient for the daily intake for the baby or do I still need to eat healthy ?

Is pregomega sufficient for the daily intake for the baby or do I still need to eat healthy ?

Still....: Pregnancy will place a significant drain on your body. No supplement can make up for eating healthy to begin with. Pregnancy is designed to extract all the nutrients it needs for baby from the most available source. If you eat well & take the supplement it may do the trick. If not, baby will suck the calcium from your bones and leave you with soft bones in old age. It will take the rest from you. ...Read more

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What to do if I want to eat healthy and lose my baby fat tummy?

What to do if I want to eat healthy and lose my baby fat tummy?

Core exercise: To define a specific part of your body should do the work out specific for that area. ...Read more

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Had baby in January. So to lose the baby weight I eat healthy, Walk every night, work out, breastfeeding my baby still. Gaining a lot of weight. Help?

Had baby in January. So to lose the baby weight I eat healthy, Walk every night, work out, breastfeeding my baby still. Gaining a lot of weight. Help?

Quit eating for 2: You need to sit down with a clinical nutritionist and come up with a diet that accommodates your feeding and basic needs but allows you to lose weight. BF should drain you by at least 300-400 calories/day which should let you lose a pound every week or so if your diet is designed to support your pre-pregnancy weight. ...Read more

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I exercise, eat healthy, no junk food, mostly water, about 1200-1500 calories a day, but I'm stuck 50 pounds overweight after baby 3 5months ago. Help?

I exercise, eat healthy, no junk food, mostly water, about 1200-1500 calories a day, but I'm stuck 50 pounds overweight after baby 3 5months ago. Help?

Check Thyroid: I would definitely have your thyroid evaluated if weight loss proves difficult. Post partum is a common time for thyroid problems to crop up. If it's normal, then you just have to go back to basics, 10k steps a day (four miles) water, fruits and veggies. Long walks with the baby stroller are helpful. Think about a jogging stroller. Best of luck and enjoy your babies! They will grow up fast ...Read more

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What do I do to make sure my child who is a vegetarian has a healthy diet?

What do I do to make sure my child who is a vegetarian has a healthy diet?

Eat healthful foods!: Just because food is vegetarian does not mean it is healthy- sodas, french fries & candy are vegetarian. Encourage a wide array of vegetables, fruits & whole grains, preferably organic, and ensure adequate protein from eggs, beans, nuts, seeds & dairy. Minimize fried foods and genetically-modified foods. See my link for a good article by pediatrician bob sears on 12 faq's about vegetarian diets:. ...Read more

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How can healthy eating affect a child's development?

How can healthy eating affect a child's development?

Healthy in = growth: A proper diet of grains, greens and proteins provide the necessary building blocks for cell development — can minimize illness — neurological, obesity, diabetes, etc
healthy in- means maximum growth and development and reduces certain risk factors for add, adhd and other childhood related issues... It does not garantee a perfect child- but it will provide a healthier one. ...Read more

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How early must I teach my child healthy eating habits and how do I teach little ones?

How early must I teach my child healthy eating habits and how do I teach little ones?

Before they are born: Teaching your child healthy eating starts with our own healthy eating. Society provides a regular message to children that encourages eating unhealthy foods. Children's tv is littered with advertisements for sugary cereals and beverages and we have a growing rate of obesity among toddlers. Parents in today's society will have to work hard to provide healthy food messages, modeling is the key. ...Read more

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What shall I eat every day for a healthy diet?

What shall I eat every day for a healthy diet?

Diets can be complex: Lots of fruits and vegetables can only be a good thing. Try for 5 servings of these a day. Vary the colors and you will have done a great service to your health present and future. Get some dark or light, red or green. Vary types. These foods can do amazing things. Some lower cancer risks. Good luck. This would be a good start for you. ...Read more

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How can I eat healthy?

How can I eat healthy?

Low Glycemic Index!: A low glycemic index diet is a healthy one. Ask your doctor for a good nutritionist or some guidelines that fit your situation. If you need to lose weight watchers is healthy and can be very effective. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do I eat healthy?

How do I eat healthy?

Variety: Eat pleanty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Try to have fresh fish at least twice a week. Avoid large amounts of cholesterol, saturated fats and trans fats. Choose lean cuts of meat and skinless chicken and look for non animal sources of protein. Drink water instead of cola or fruit drinks. For specifics, talk to a doctor or nutritionist. Check out myplate. Gov. ...Read more

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Why is it important to eat healthy?

Why is it important to eat healthy?

Fuel: What goes into our bodies fuels us. It can enhance our quality of life or cause it to deteriorate. ...Read more

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What can I eat healthy with a budget?

What can I eat healthy with a budget?

It is a problem: God made food in the U.S. Is expensive but we were designed that way. ...Read more

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How should I get a kid to eat healthy?

How should I get a kid to eat healthy?

Don't buy junk food: Kids will get hungry. Don't buy junk food and sugar drinks like juice and sodas. You'll be amazed at what they start eating when they don't have the sugary alternative. ...Read more

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How can I eat healthy at a steakhouse?

How can I eat healthy at a steakhouse?

Several.: Eat a lean steak, and avoid bread and the ubiguitous "stuffed potato. Have a salad and green or colored vegetables. Skip dessert and beer. Have a glass of dru red wine. ...Read more

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I wanna eat healthy, what I should eat?

Eating healthy: 1/3 fat 1/3 protein 1/3 carbohydrates
no high fructose corn syrup and
go easy on simple carbohydrates
and a multivitamin daily. ...Read more

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How can one eat healthy in this economy?

How can one eat healthy in this economy?

Funny you should ask: I just came back from the supermarket. Bought $20 dollars worth of bread and fresh vegetables, about enough for 4 person-days. Add $10 for milk, cheese, meat and condiments already in the house — sounds plenty healthy to me! ...Read more

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How to eat healthy when you live at home?

How to eat healthy when you live at home?

Eating Healthy: I commend you for caring for your Health!
Do not be victim of foods rich in fat and sugar.
Or get carried away by convenience foods.
Avoid processed foods.
Become Captain over your impulses to eat fast foods.
Do not overeat due to boredom, frustration or loneliness.
It is NOT what you eat, It is WHAT is eating you.
Have Balanced Diet including protein, fat, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. ...Read more

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How to eat healthy, even if you are poor!?

Make good choices.: Check www.choosemyplate.gov, foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for food info & healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

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What should I eat if I want to eat healthy?

What should I eat if I want to eat healthy?

If you can, eat: Organic, local fruits ; vegetables when they are in season. Eat at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 of fruit per day. Eat many colors of fruit ; vegetables. Avoid processed foods. Try to stay from junk carbohydrates — go for whole grain instead. Limit red meat. Don't add extra salt. Limit or avoid alcohol. Enjoy your food — take time to savor it. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
828 doctors shared insights

Healthy Eating (Definition)

Healthy eating is focused on healthy foods that are low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol. A healthy diet is centered around fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and ...Read more


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