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Healthy Eating Poems For Kids
POEMS: Polyneuropathy, Organomegaly, Endocrinopathy, Monoclonal protein, Skin changes. All cases have peripheral neuropathy and a monoclonal plasma cell disorder. Absence of either of these make the diagnosis suspect. Other criteria are osteosclerosis, elevated VEGF and lymph node hyperplasia. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
What to do if I have to write a poem about the great depression and need a word that starts with x?
Medical Issues: Healthtap was designed to help people with medical issues. Not sure if we can help you with this class assignment. Take care. ...Read more
What is poems syndrome and how does it relate to myeloma? My haematologist has suggested it might explain all of my symptoms.
Yes: Color of mucus implies bacterial infection. You may resolve but doctor and antibiotics faster. ...Read more
Healthy in = growth: A proper diet of grains, greens and proteins provide the necessary building blocks for cell development - can minimize illness - neurological, obesity, diabetes, etc healthy in- means maximum growth and development and reduces certain risk factors for add, adhd and other childhood related issues...It does not garantee a perfect child- but it will provide a healthier one. ...Read more
Before they are born: Teaching your child healthy eating starts with our own healthy eating. Society provides a regular message to children that encourages eating unhealthy foods. Children's tv is littered with advertisements for sugary cereals and beverages and we have a growing rate of obesity among toddlers. Parents in today's society will have to work hard to provide healthy food messages, modeling is the key. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can you please tell me why it'simportant to promote healthy eating for children and young people?
Too many options: In the third world countries, eating disorder is very rare, so are the "picky-eaters." when you don't have enough, you would eat anything/everything. Here in us, we have too much food--often too much of the not-so-good kinds. When kids have too many options, they tend to pick things that are easy/fast and have some tastes to them, not for health reasons. So, limit their choices, live by examples. ...Read more
Eliminate the junk: Kids will often decide to eat what they can get away with & seldom can a parent really win a food fight. That said, if all the thoughtful adults in the house agree, you can eliminate all the snack foods from the house & only keep foods you approve of available.U don't state the age of the kid, but they all play on your fear they will suffer if u don't give in. ...Read more
Good for you: Congratulations for recognizing the problem and trying to do something about it. There is no easy answer, of course. I suggest you lead by example. Keep fruits in the house. Don't allow junk food. Don't go to fast food restaurants. Offer healthy snacks like non-fat yogurt, carrots/celery spiced up with humus. Encourage fun, family sports. Don't watch tv. Praise success. Weigh weekly. Use rewards. ...Read more
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
I am 5'8 113 have been this through 4 kids since I was 16 same weight. I'm trying to eat healthy but I'm loosing weight,what's healthy and helps gain?
To eat healthy would cost me $450 a month. I am on food stamps and have 3 kids. Frozen, prepackaged food is cheaper. How can I eat healthy on a budget?
Use veggies: While fresh and organic vegetables are best, frozen vegetables are almost as good. There are also plenty of canned foods like beans that have good nutritional value. Meats are important, but our bodies only need a few ounces per day. Avoid starchy foods like breads and pastas. Even though they're cheap, more than a couple of small servings a day is bad for a person over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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