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Any good healthy recipes for a overweight child besides exercise, i'm talking about food (don't like veggies) any way to make it fun?

Any good healthy recipes for a overweight child besides exercise, i'm talking about food (don't like veggies) any way to make it fun?

Fun food: Depending on the age of the child, you can get them interested in cooking and food preparation. Show them how to mix ingredients in a bowl. Older children can cut up vegetables and other ingredients. Gradually, involve them in the actual cooking, with close supervision. Also, you can sneak vegetable puree into various foods- ie. Pureed squash goes well in macaroni and cheese. They'll never know! ...Read more

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Should i try dr. Oetker's "fun foods" milk shake mix or ensure for weight loss?

Should i try dr. Oetker's "fun foods" milk shake mix or ensure for weight loss?

Definitely NOT: Both of these have calories and are designed to make money for the manufacturer. They will not help you lose weight. You need to burn off 3500 more calories than you take in to lose a pound. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What the food give to child on 8 mu?

What the food give to child on 8 mu?

Diet: Cereal, fruit vegetables, meats or poultry. You can start to introduce egg yolk, and fish, like tuna. ...Read more

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What foods can little children choke on?

What foods can little children choke on?

Anything: Most often fruit such as grapes, pieces of hot dog and candy but anything that is not quickly broken down and cut into tiny pieces can be choked on. ...Read more

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Should I worry about cloned foods for kids?

Should I worry about cloned foods for kids?

Yes: Genetically modified organism (gmo) foods have been altered to make them "better". There are numerous studies now showing how gmo foods can impair our digestion and create health issues. It is best to avoid gmo foods as much as possible. ...Read more

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Whats type of foods suitable for 10 months child?

Whats type of foods suitable for 10 months child?

Appropriate foods: Check this article 'list of foods 10-month-old babies eat' at http://www.Ehow.Com/info_8295276_list-foods-10monthold-babies-eat.Html. ...Read more

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Which foods are good for children?

Which foods are good for children?

Many many many!: If it grew in the ground, it's probably pretty healthy, including lots of vegetables, fruits, nuts, herbs, mushrooms....And the list goes on. Meats of all kids are good, but white ones (poultry and fish) tend to be the healthiest. Dairy products are great provided your body tolerates them. With all, try to stay as organic and fresh as you possibly can. ...Read more

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Are genetically modified foods safe for kids?

Depends: The safety of genetically modified food depends upon the proteins or other substances produced by the transferred genetic material. Transferred genetic material itself is generally not of concern. Concerns are raised when the modified food contain substances significantly different in quality and quantity than counterpart substances in natural food. ...Read more

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What foods should I make for my obese children?

What foods should I make for my obese children?

Healthy foods/ exerc: Children need to eat healthy diets and avoid many of the high calorie/ high fat foods that are marketed to them. Avoiding greasy, fatty, fast foods is sooo important. Limiting high calorie beverages such as soda and excessive fruit juice is essential. Baking or grilling versus frying is recommended. Healthy snack choices should be presented instead of chips and candy. Of course-exercise-stay activ. ...Read more

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What foods trigger or excerbate eczema in children?

Many: Milk, wheat, soy are common causes if there is a food trigger. Ige allergy testing can help identify food allergies so those foods can be limited.Oral desentisation can significantly reduce eczema over a 2 year period without allergy shots-allergy associates of lacrosse wisconsin. ...Read more

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What kind of food should a child of six months take?

What kind of food should a child of six months take?

New foods!: It's so exciting getting to this point in your baby's development. The key to remember is that the child does not need them very much for nutrition - the breast milk or infant formula is still sufficient for nutrition. It's more a developmental stage. Can introduce iron fortified infant cereals, any vegetables, most fruits ( i tell parents to avoid a lot of citrus fruits initially), then onward! ...Read more

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Why do kids with ds have trouble eating some foods like pb?

Why do kids with ds have trouble eating some foods like pb?

Sticky foods: I trust you mean kids with down syndrome having trouble eating peanut butter. Peanut butter is sticky and requires intact neuro-musuclar coordination for safe consumption. Neurologic deficit in down syndrome may make it more dangerous to eat sticky foods. ...Read more

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Is spicy food bad for kids ?

Is spicy food bad for kids  ?

Spicy foods: Depends on the age.. Spicy foods are usually not recommended before a year of age. Spice in moderation may in fact increase your child's appetite. ...Read more

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Will good food help kids grow taller?

Good nutrition basic: While there are no special foods that make you grow taller, poor nutrition and dietary deficiencies can prevent a child from achieving their potential. ...Read more

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Could a child be addicted to junk foods?

Could a child be addicted to junk foods?

See below: A child may certainly have a strong preference for junk food, . An, the child will eat what is bought for him/her, and will eat what they see other people are eating. It does not raise to the level of an addiction. Care takers need to be in charge of the food that is provided. ...Read more

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How do I get my kids to eat healthier foods?

How do I get my kids to eat healthier foods?

What's for dinner: Set the example of good eating with yourself, what is in your refrigerator and cupboards, what you make available to your family. First steps may include, less fatty snacks, more fresh veggies, washed and cut and easy for the kids to grab when grazing for munchies. Talk about nutrition, appetite, and how to seek information from food labels. Make it fun. ...Read more

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Why do children not seem to like healthy food?

celebrate treats: I’m not sure I would agree that kids don't like good food but do agree they can drive you nuts over their requests. I think we all celebrate treats more than average fare we eat & kids are no exception. Since the average toddler only eats robustly 3-5 days a month, their picky nature is often bypassed if you offer their favorite. If the kid is growing well and plays hard stick to the good foods. ...Read more

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How can I feed disabled children water & food?

How can I feed disabled children water & food?

Disabled child: If the child is totally unable to eat, as an infant, then a feeding tube is usually placed, through the nose, into the stomach. If the problem turns out to be something that is not going to resolve quickly, then a feeding tube is placed, surgically, directly into the stomach. Occupational therapy should also be a part of care. They can help your child to learn to eat, if developmentally possible. ...Read more