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Healthy Foods That Kids Should Eat
Offer frequently: Offer the foods frequently-familiarity with foods increases the liklihood that he will eat them. Don't insist that they eat a portion, but encourage ' a bite to be polite'. Don't allow frequent snacking or drinking-this can fill a child up; don't serve alternative meals to picky eaters. Family members should eat what is served, missing a meal is not catastrophic-unless doctor says so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keep tyring!: All you can do is make the foods available and model good eating habits. Different textures, colors, etc. Make food more appealing. Also, allow your child to experience the food in different ways - ex: raw, cooked, frozen even. Pairing unfamilar foods with foods they already like can help. Also, dips are a great way for kids to try new foods. ...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
Plan ahead: Plan meals a day in advance. Grab fruits & vegetables that can travel (mini carrots, celery, oranges, apples, bananas). Nuts and nut butters come in individual serving size packages that travel well and are easy to keep on hand or in car. Have a good supply of healthy snacks such as granola bars or other meal bars that your kids enjoy. Be sure to read nutritional labels and select wisely. ...Read more
I do not have a very large budget for food but i eat a lot being an athlete, whare are some healthy foods?
Fruits and veggies: Or are those too obvious?Get a more detailed answer ›
If I eat the same 3 healthy foods daily 4 a wk.Then try 3 differnt ones the next.And keep changing it that way every wk.Would that help? Cant buy much
Healthy? Help What? : What is your definition of healthy foods? By who's criteria? I know of no foods which are promoted as not healthy; there is lots of promotion; not lots of honesty/reliable science in either the food or supplement industry. Buyer beware always applies. On the 2nd issue, help what? What is your goal? What are you asking about? Will attempt to help but cannot offer much from question as stated. ...Read more
Whole foods: Avoid prepackaged foods, try to go for whole foods ( usually in the periphery of the supermarket ). Hope you have a wonderful culinary experience. ...Read more
No specifics: There is no specific diet if you are hypothyroid. Most important is to make sure you take your medicine correctly: on empty stomach, at least 30 min before eating or taking any other meds ( including calcium supplements). Synthroid (thyroxine) absorption would be decreased by food consumption or other meds taken together. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Same as adult: Good well rounded "god-made" food and no "junk". ...Read more
See below: Any fresh fruit, any fresh vegetable, any legume or bean, any whole grain that isnt processed. Lean cuts of meat, chicken and turkey without the skin. Eggs and low fat dairy products. Healthy fish include salmon, fresh tuna, mackerel, and sardines. Nuts ( unsalted) are also healthy. ...Read more
Aim for at least 5: Servings of vegetables and at least 4 servings of fruit per day. Make it a goal to eat fresh, organic produce of varied colors. All of these different colored foods carry varied enzymes. ...Read more
47 and TTC: You should find a prenatal supplement that works. You will need more folic acid than you would normally receive in your diet. At 47, you will likely need donor eggs or donor embryos if you wish to be successful, so I'd be sure to ask your own physician based on your medical history what might be recommended. Anyone trying to conceive should avoid processed carbs, limit saturated and trans fat. ...Read more
How can I eat a little healthier if i don't like a lot of healthy foods? I hate most vegetables and it's nearly impossible to find recipes i'll eat.
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