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What are the healthy eating habits for children with diabetes?

What are the healthy eating habits for children with diabetes?

Not enough room here: This is something kids & families dealing with diabetes will learn over time under the direct supervision of diabetes educators.This would include registered dietitians that are part of a team & remain available to the family to consult by phone when questions arise. This is not something you generalize & cover in the 400 characters available on this site. ...Read more

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Dr. Nathan Zasler
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Habits (Definition)

A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired ...Read more


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Constipation and severely reduced appetite? And mild weight gain? I walk/cycle for exercise and eat a whole foods vegan diet and drink tons of water.

Constipation and severely reduced appetite? And mild weight gain? I walk/cycle for exercise and eat a whole foods vegan diet and drink tons of water.

GI symptoms: Please see your doc who may refer you to a GI specialist. If all is well then see a nutritionist. Are you following the vegan diet correctly? One diet does not fit all. We respond differently. Consider experimenting to see what food plan works best for you. Probiotics may be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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18 y/o girl. Poor diet as a child, lots of cookies and chocolate from parents but with healthy dinners. Been eating healthy for 3 yrs, done damage?

18 y/o girl. Poor diet as a child, lots of cookies and chocolate from parents but with healthy dinners. Been eating healthy for 3 yrs, done damage?

Reversible: Congratulations on eating healthy- it's not easy! having a poor diet may have created some extra fat cells and metabolic imbalances, but our bodies have great capacity to heal and any damage that might have been done should be reversible over time. For more advice on diet see http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ & http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx. ...Read more

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Can mild to moderate mental impairments correlate with eating lot of junk food?

Can mild to moderate mental impairments correlate with eating lot of junk food?

Perhaps: If you mean emotional or psychological disorders, yes. People often binge-eat or crave foods with a lot of sugar, salt, or fat when they are depressed or anxious. If you mean learning disabilities, there is no special correlation with eating poorly except for lack of nutritional knowledge and/or poor judgment or impulse control. ...Read more

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How can bad diet as a child (mostly greasy salty fried meats and potatoes) influence growth?I'm now 23, very underweight and generally fatigued.

How can bad diet as a child (mostly greasy salty fried meats and potatoes) influence growth?I'm now 23, very underweight and generally fatigued.

Not too late!: Childhood is a time of critical growth in which proper nutrition is absolutely necessary. Children who have poor diets are prone to significant short-term and long-term health impacts and diseases such as obesity, mental and emotional health problems, and a failure to thrive. It’s never too late to make correct diet choices. You can turn this around. Start right now! “You are what you eat” ...Read more

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What eating habits causes aggression and agitation in autistic kids?

What eating habits causes aggression and agitation in autistic kids?

Varied : Some children, with or without autism, react poorly to artificial colors, dyes, sweeteners and preservatives. These and certain foods can be found on the feingold diet. Other children seem have negative responses to dairy and/or wheat proteins and others do not do well if their sugars fluctuate. Speak with your provider and visit some of the websites for autism to get more information. ...Read more

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Can people with nose cancer eat a regular diet, with no restrictions?

Can people with nose cancer eat a regular diet, with no restrictions?

Yes: There is no reason not to eat a regular diet unless the cancer has somehow impaired their ability to swallow. ...Read more

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What should a person with hypertension avoid eating and eat?

What should a person with hypertension avoid eating and  eat?

Low salt: Avoid salt and saturated fats, avoid excess alcohol intake, and control weight. A diet high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, low fat dairy, and low in salt saturated fat, sugar, and red meat, has been proven to lower bp. For detailed guidance, search for the "dash diet". ...Read more

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I'm following a healthy diet but becoming weak.Going 3times for potty daily. What ever i'm eating digesting easily.I always eat fresh fruits & veggies?

I'm following a healthy diet but becoming weak.Going 3times for potty daily. What ever i'm eating digesting easily.I always eat fresh fruits & veggies?

Protein: Humans need protein, in a full amino-acid profile. Eggs, beans, tofu are ok, but best sources are beef, chicken, pork, and turkey. Ensure you are eating enough protein and if that doesn't help, see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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How can I be more disciplined with my eating (ie. Less junk food and soda and more of the healthy stuff)?

How can I be more disciplined with my eating (ie. Less junk food and soda and more of the healthy stuff)?

Small changes: Make small changes and set short, manageable goals. For example, give up one junk food for 2 wks. Find some healthy substitutes. After 2 wks, you may have the less-healthy food again, but only for a special occasion. Give up another one, and keep doing this as you get used to less junk food in your diet. Also add a bit more exercise every 2 wks. ...Read more

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Can i gain weight by eating boil rice with yogurt in morning???

Can i gain weight by eating boil rice with yogurt in morning???

It is possible: It also depends on other factors such as: What else you are eating all day, and how much you exercise. In the end it comes down to a simple equation, calories in minus calories out. ...Read more

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Can i really lose weight by eating oatmeal for breakfast and dinner?

Can i really lose weight by eating oatmeal for breakfast and dinner?

Depends: On how much calories you take in and how much energy you spend. Not a balanced approach. ...Read more

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Often getting tired even with healthy food. Whats the good food pattern?

Often getting tired even with healthy food. Whats the good food pattern?

It may not be food: Related.Oftentimes we forget we are not getting our 8 hours of sleep every night and this tremendously impact our daily activities to the point we become unproductive and sluggish.If you do get 8 hours of sleep, best to get checked by your pcp for anemia, hypothyroidism and other related health issues. ...Read more

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