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Foods Rich In Micronutrients List
My daughter, she is 17 months now. What is the best food which is contains micronutrients and micronutrients. Just info I give her uht milk?
See listed foods at: http://ods.od.nih.gov/ you may also want to review the pro's & con's of uht milk. Limit milk & milk products to 16-21 oz./day. Limit juice to 4-6 oz./day, if at all. Use an open-mouthed cup with 2 handles to promote lip closure. Sippy cups keep the oral muscles an immature suckling pattern. Brush her teeth after meals & before sleep & schedule her first visit with a pediodontist. ...Read more
What problems could arise if I don't get enough micronutrients in my diet? I don't even know what they are.
The little things…: Micronutrients are nutrients required by humans and other organisms throughout life in small quantities to orchestrate a range of physiological functions. Examples of some of these that are important include iodine, iron and vitamin a. The lack of these are particularly common and pose public health risks in developing countries. ...Read more
Is it healthy and/or acceptable for children 10-13 to do a 10 day juicing fast, or "reboot"? My family is interested in the micronutrient benefits.
Tween cleanse : I would be very concerned about this age group doing a 10 day cleanse. This is a time it significant growth and for tat lengthy of time I would be worried they would not get nough calories to sustain their growth at that time. I would discuss it with your pediatrician in detail before embarking in this direction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are your thoughts on a ten day reboot? I am currently (slowly) cutting back on eating out and drinking soft drinks. I was thinking that once I'm eating an 80% micronutrient diet, I would like to do a reboot for about 10 days...thoughts?
Not much: Since one tends to eat more (especially on sugar, salt, and fat) when eating out, cutting down on this plus soft drinks are good ideas. As for the micronutrient diet and reboot, there has been no proof and there is no reason to believe that these provide any long term health benefits. In fact, too much juice is actually not good for your body (too much sugar and no fiber). ...Read more
Hi dr! My hands become stiff n arms numb in morning my CRP is negative 7.4 mg/l and ESR is 40 mm/hr. What should I do? I am taking micronutrients.
Get evaluated: You may possess a pinched nerve at the wrist, perhaps carpal tunnel syndrome. An EMG test could well be confirmatory and assist in therapeutic intervention. You might possess a rheumatological condition prompting your symptoms. See your doctor. As an aside, high amounts of vitamin b-6 ingested on a regular basis might backfire and cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
Days ago dizziness and sinus pressure started. A few days later, sneezing began with watery runny nose. Now eyes are puffy & watering. Micronutrients?
? viral URI: Affecting your upper airways, sinuses and now your eyes. Micronutrients won't help with what you have, a doctor's evaluation is what you need at this moment, as you may very well need prescription medications, best wishes ...Read more
Meat: First and foremost. So is liver. "Politically correct" ads showing beans, tofu, spinach, and peanut butter are misleading. Vegetarians who do not know exactly what they are doing tend to become iron-deficient -- and if you are iron-deficient, you've been done a terrible disservice. Look also for possible sources of bleeding if you're diagnosed. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Essentially none.: All foods are capable of becoming an allergen. However, the most common foods to cause allergy are peanut, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, egg, milk, and soy. But, avoiding them will not necessarily be anymore effective than eating them regularly at preventing the development of allergy. However, you must avoid any food that you have adverse reactions to. ...Read more