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Doctor insights on: Healthy Food Options For Teen Athletes

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Where can I find recipes for healthy food my teens will like?

Where can I find recipes for healthy food my teens will like?

Lots of sources: Helping kids learn to eat wisely at a young age will help them all their lives! but most kids like fun food and simple flavors. Get them to help you harvest and prepare food, they'll have more fun eating it. Check out tasteofhome.Com for 10 great recipes. Jaime oliver is a great resource, also rob endelman. ...Read more

Dr. Jordan Steinberg
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Friend is vegetarian but wants to eat low-carb(under 120ish per day). What are some healthy food options for her? Thank you very much for your time!

Friend is vegetarian but wants to eat low-carb(under 120ish per day). What are some healthy food options for her? Thank you very much for your time!

Atkins Diet maybe: A low-carb diet limits grains, starchy vegetables and fruit — and emphasizes foods high in protein and fat. Many types of low-carb diets exist. Each diet has varying restrictions on the types and amounts of carbohydrates you can eat. Not all low carb diets are healthy nor equal in value. ...Read more

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I feel as though it is normal to eat a big breakfast, snack throughout the day and eat a big/normal dinner. Or is it better to actually eat lunch? Both options would be healthy food choices but I'm just never hungry for lunch even if I eat a small breakfa

I feel as though it is normal to eat a big breakfast, snack throughout the day and eat a big/normal dinner. Or is it better to actually eat lunch? Both options would be healthy food choices but I'm just never hungry for lunch even if I eat a small breakfa

Small frequent meals: In general, the healthiest eating pattern for us is to eat small, frequent meals throughout the day. Eating patterns and needs can be highly variable from person to person depending on their sleep patterns, activity level and metabolism. If you have a normal BMI, feel great throughout the day and no GI issues, your current pattern of eating is right for YOU! ...Read more

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Mwhat is healthy food?

Mwhat is healthy food?

F, V, etc: Fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes, beans, whole grains, lean cuts of meat, fowl and fish, low fat dairy products, nuts unhealthy-processed foods, high in animal saturated fats. The diet should be varied, and be well balanced to have a fruit and or vegetable with each serving. ...Read more

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What is healthy food in winters?

What is healthy food in winters?

Healthy winter food.: Healthy winter food is the same as healthy spring food, healthy summer food and healthy autumn food. Granted, fruits and vegetables may be generally less available in the winter, but outside of that healthy choices are the same year round. No need to eat that heavy "sticks-to-your-ribs" food in the winter. ...Read more

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Which healthy food should I eat?

Veggies fruit grain: Colorful vegetables, and fruits, whole grains. A healthy source of protein, such as fish, poultry, beans, or nuts, healthy oils, like olive and canola, in cooking, on salad, plenty of water tea or coffee with little or no sugar limit milk/dairy products and exercise. ...Read more

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I need to know the healthy food?

I need to know the healthy food?

The healthiest foods: are vegetables, beans and legumes (6 servings a day) of wide variety, type and color. Fruit (2 serv/day). Whole grain bread, cereal, rice pasta, quinoa, barley, etc. (6 serv/day). Lean meat and poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts, seeds (3 serv/day). Lower fat milk, yogurt, cheese (2-3 serv/day). Drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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Healthy food for baby under 1 year?

Healthy food for baby under 1 year?

Many: Many options. Babies under a year especially need fat for neurological development. Avocados, yogurt made from whole milk, bananas, baby cereals, soft cooked vegetables, pureed fruits (applesauce)...there are many good choices. Avoid processed foods/drinks with added sugar or artificial color. Avoid wheat until after 1 year. ...Read more

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What kind of healthy food can I eat?

What kind of healthy food can I eat?

See below: Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and lean meats and low fat dairy products. ...Read more

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How can I make healthy food taste good?

How can I make healthy food taste good?

A loaded question! : Meet with Someone like myself in your area to help experiment and develop a menu specifically for your needs. If you have a sweet tooth there are things we can do as well. Salty ...potassium alternative can help. But there are many options. You tongue and brain will slowly turn around. The benefits are worth it. ...Read more

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Healthy food doesn't fill me up, what to do?

Healthy food doesn't fill me up, what to do?

More fiber.: Healthy foods are generally of lower caloric density than unhealthy foods, but increasing the fiber in your diet can help keep you full despite ingesting fewer calories. ...Read more

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How could i eat a healthy food during travel?

How could i eat a healthy food during travel?

Look for it.: It can be difficult to maintain a healthy diet and exercise regimen while traveling, but with effort and a good mindset you should be able to find sources to satisfy your penchant for healthy and leaner foods. ...Read more

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Why do children not seem to like healthy food?

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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What to do if healthy food doesn't fill me up!?

What to do if healthy food doesn't fill me up!?

Sounds like you need: To experiment with different foods. There are so many healthy foods out there. Maybe you just haven't found the type/class that seem to best satiate your appetite. It's a bit more difficult to better direct you without knowing what you have tried so far. Think along the lines of foods like legumes(lentils, beans, etc) or whole grains like quinoa/buckwheat groats. ...Read more

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What healthy food can we have without fat in it?

What healthy food can we have without fat in it?

Many: There are many vegetables that contain no fat. However, healthy fats are essential for your diet. Most animal proteins do contain fat, but in varying amounts and types also. ...Read more

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Could someone possibly eat too much healthy food?

Could someone possibly eat too much healthy food?

No: By definition that is why it is called healthy food. Just have to make sure that what you consider healthy truly is healthy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Healthy food in a lunch box without it looking too obvious?

Healthy food in a lunch box without it looking too obvious?

Be different: Be proud and stand up that you want to eat healthy. People should come up to you and say "what's that you have in there?" take your health in your own hands. Nutrition is especially important when it comes to athletes. ...Read more

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How do the prices of healthy food compare to unhealthy food?

How do the prices of healthy food compare to unhealthy food?

Cost of food.: One of our big societal nutritional problems is that fast food (unhealthy) is generally less expensive than healthy foods. A healthy society would need inexpensive healthy options. ...Read more

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Can you please list a few healthy food that kids would like?

Can you please list a few healthy food that kids would like?

Cooking together: Has been shown to help get people interested in new foods and ideas. Asking what they like or would like to try. Having meals together at the table and not in front of tv helps as well. Healthy food goes beyond the food , but to experience the aroma of foods, talking to people and having a good time. ...Read more

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What is the healthy food food for for kids to increase hight?

What is the healthy food food for for kids to increase hight?

No specific food: Sorry, but there is no specific food to increase your height. That is all determined by your genetic makeup which you received from your parents. As far as eating, just try to eat healthy foods so your body will have the proper nutrition when you start to grow. This includes fruits and vegetables, lean meats, and water. Very little amounts of candy and sugar. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

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