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Doctor insights on: Government Guidelines On Healthy Eating And Nutrition For Children

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Can you please tell me about government guidelines for healthy eating?

Can you please tell me about government guidelines for healthy eating?

MyPlate.Gov: Check it out on the usda recommended myplate.Gov.It emphasises using lots of veggies, fruits and grains and less of animal fats or red meats. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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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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Apart from healthy eating,to gain more nutrition-good idea to make hot chocolate with nutritionally rich cocoa powder,vanilla extract & stevia daily?

Apart from healthy eating,to gain more nutrition-good idea to make hot chocolate with nutritionally rich cocoa powder,vanilla extract & stevia daily?

Sounds good: So good, in fact, that if this is what you want to drink, drink it and don't even worry whether this is our idea of a perfect ideal beverage choice. If you are healthy, just staying physically fit is much more important than obsessing over food choices. I would bet you know this already. Enjoy the chocolate. ...Read more

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Is morning sickness really due to nutrition imbalances as some "alternative" health mommy bloggers claim? But healthy eating does not work for me!

Is morning sickness really due to nutrition imbalances as some "alternative" health mommy bloggers claim? But healthy eating does not work for me!

No: It is due to the hormonal changes caused by being pregnant. For every problem faced by mankind it seems there is a blogger with an answer. How on earth did mankind survive before the Internet and all these bloggers? ...Read more

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What are the healthy eating guidelines for females 50+ agegroup?

What are the healthy eating guidelines for females 50+ agegroup?

Alkaline foods: Learn about epigenomes you can turn them on by eating foods that supply methyl groups - here is to learn more - http://learn.Genetics.Utah.Edu/content/epigenetics/. ...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?

Alkaline foods: Learn about epigenomes you can turn them on by eating foods that supply methyl groups - here is to learn more - http://learn.Genetics.Utah.Edu/content/epigenetics/. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'simportant to promote healthy eating for children and young people?

Can you please tell me why it'simportant to promote healthy eating for children and young people?

Good for you ! : It is good for you; healthy eating since early childhood (if possible) not only prevents lots of diseases, also influences how kids will perceive and understand food the rest of their lives. They will educate others (eventually their own kids) and will have "sweet" memories of their childhood linked to healthier things. The cost of not having done this years ago is enormous for the system. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'simportant to promote healthy eating for children and young people?

Can you please tell me why it'simportant to promote healthy eating for children and young people?

Generations: Because it prevents diseases, re-educates their tastes, and it is easily spread in their circles of friends. Eventually, they will remember their "sweet" childhood years thinking of healthy foods. And eventually they will teach this to their own kids. ...Read more

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I force myself and my children to try and eat healthy but i can't! what are some suggestions or websites you'd recommend for healthy family meals?

I force myself and my children to try and eat healthy but i can't! what are some suggestions or websites you'd recommend for healthy family meals?

Myplate.gov: The us government has some resources that may help you. Have you tried www.Myplate.Gov? It talks about proportions of foods (half of the plate is vegetables + fruit). It's visually easy, and might help. First lady michelle obama has resources on her "let's move" campaign, promoting physical activiy and healthy food for kids. Don't forget your public library - or google "healthy family meals.". ...Read more

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What is good for healthy eating?

What is good for healthy eating?

Healthy diet: Diets low in fat, sugar & salt, rich in fiber along with vitamins & minerals. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more