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Doctor insights on: Good Eating Habits For Teenagers

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What are good eating habits for sleeping?

What are good eating habits for sleeping?

Avoidance: Avoid caffeine, chocolate, sugar or other stimulants. Avoid heavy alcohol intake. Do not eat in the two hours before bed.Do not eat in bed. Avoid a lot of fluid intake to reduce the need to wake up to urinate. Maybe elevate the head to reduce acid regurgitation from stomach. ...Read more

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


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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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What are good eating habits?

What are good eating habits?

Think before eating: Good eating habits come from thinking about the foods & drinks before eating them. At the 3 main meals each day, think about what to select and how much to put on the plate. For snacks, think about what would be a healthier snack. One should avoid overeating at social gatherings (such as restaurants), avoid eating to relieve stress or sadness, and avoid eating while watching tv or on the computer. ...Read more

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What's a healthy diet for adolescence?

What's a healthy diet for adolescence?

Same as for all ages: Adolescents should receive the same nutrition as adults and younger children. The goal is daily fruits/veggies, lean protein, and calcium containing products. Adolescent females often need more calcium intake then adults (aim for about 1000mg daily). ...Read more

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What is a good healthy eating schedule/diet?

What is a good healthy eating schedule/diet?

Small frequent meals: A good rule of thumb would be 3 meals and 2 snacks. Focus on some protein in each meal balanced with a complex carb. Avoid processed foods and focus on fresh whole food. That's food that can spoil. Avoid high calorie fluids like sweet tea, juice and soft drinks. Eliminating a diet that's high in liquid calories can shed almost 25 lbs in a year. ...Read more

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What a good weight loss diet for teen girls?

What a good weight loss diet for teen girls?

Portion control: Portion control is the best method of controlling calorie intake. There is a teen section on weight watchers you may wish to visit. An easy way to implement this diet is to leave 10% of everything on the plate or glass and never take second helpings. See weightwatchers.Com. ...Read more

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What is good eating habits?

What is good eating habits?

Think before eating: Good eating habits come from thinking about the foods & drinks before eating them. At the 3 main meals each day, think about what to select and how much to put on the plate. For snacks, think about what would be a healthier snack. One should avoid overeating at social gatherings (such as restaurants), avoid eating to relieve stress or sadness, and avoid eating while watching TV or on the computer. ...Read more

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What is a good healthy eating plan for teenagers who are hungry all the time?

What is a good healthy eating plan for teenagers who are hungry all the time?

Fruits, veggies...: Fruits, vegetables, whole grains. Not sugary foods, sodas, fatty snacks. And teach them to eat at designated times - like small portions 4-6 times per day. Being hungry all the time is a cop out for the teenagers - that's a bad habit that won't serve them when they get a little older. ...Read more

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For what reasons healthy diet important for people with diabetes?

For what reasons healthy diet important for people with diabetes?

Cornerstone: Diet, exercise and weight loss are the cornerstone of diabetes therapy. Without them, you need a lot more medication, the medication doesn't work as well, and you'll develop complications sooner and die at an earlier age. ...Read more

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What are daily habits for maintaining holistic health?

What are daily habits for maintaining holistic health?

Healthy habits.: Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. Spend time in green spaces. Seek balance - avoid over-indulgences. Find time for meditation or prayer. ...Read more

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Is caffeine bad for you if combined with good nutrition and sleep habits?

Is caffeine bad for you if combined with good nutrition and sleep habits?

Probably ok: Caffeine doesn't seem to have detrimental long term effects (in doses under about 400mg/day), but for some people can cause anxiety, mild dependence, and other unpleasant symptoms; it can be dangerous for people with underlying conditions such as cardiac arrhythmias. ...Read more

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How can we develop healthy eating habits in schoolchildren?

How can we develop healthy eating habits in schoolchildren?

Take it easy: Children's palettes take a while to develop. Putting too much pressure on them to eat a variety of foods when they don't want to could wind up having the opposite of your intended effect. That said, set a great example. Offer lots of choices. And make it fun. Because if it's fun you're likely to enroll them. If it's a burden, you're likely to push them in the wrong direction. ...Read more

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Help please! is eating eggs for supper a healthy choice?

Help please! is eating eggs for supper a healthy choice?

No: Eating raw eggs is never a healthy choice. Doing so can cause a significant GI infection with major diarrhea. ...Read more

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What are some healthy meals for teenagers?

What are some healthy meals for teenagers?

Good resource below.: Strong 4 Life is a program by Childrens Healthcare of Altanta with many resources for the family. www.strong4life.com ...Read more

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Is eating grease in moderation bad for you? Despite eating healthy for the most part.

Is eating grease in moderation bad for you? Despite eating healthy for the most part.

Natural Origin, No!: The idea the saturated fats were unhealthy was dishonestly promoted by ancel keys, starting in 1953. This was his "theory", though the evidence available to him contradicted his theory. So what did he do? He cherry picked the data - fraudulant, & did not look at other factors. Study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths" foxnews, also nusi.Org. "lustig fatchance", etc. ...Read more

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Why teen girls have unhealthy eating habits?

Why teen  girls  have unhealthy eating habits?

Role models: The most common reason is that public models and figures in the entertainment and fashion industry have an obsession with thin-ness. This model for young girls is a powerful attraction and may contribute by imitation to unhealthy eating habits. A few of course do the opposite, eating badly and thoroughly and gain too much weight. ...Read more

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Can anyone suggest me a good nutritious diet for being healthy?

Can anyone suggest me a good nutritious diet for being healthy?

Two sources of diet: Information are www.Drmcdougall.Com and www.Nutritionfacts.Org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health. Dr. Mcdougall has several cookbooks, including one with recipes that can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. There are many good vegan cookbooks in bookstores and on line. ...Read more

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Is eating and drinking calamansi everyday good for the health ?

Is eating and drinking calamansi everyday good for the health ?

It doesn't hurt: Calamansi is a refreshing citrus that can be eaten and the liquid made into a juice. It has benefits of vitamin c, but when combined with water, is a nice flavoring. Don't substitute the juice with the recommended 8 glasses of regular water. ...Read more