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How To Increase Apetite In Toddlers
No need...: You dont need to worry about this in most toddlers. There are very few reasons for children to avoid eating to the point of poor growth. Ask your doctor to see your child's growth curve. If they are gaining weight well, then why are you worried? Truly, for toddlers, if they eat five solid meals a week and then little bits here and there, you have done your job. If food is available, kids are fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Appetite ideas...: Appetite becomes normal as a previously healthy person overcomes an illness and recovers. Feeling well, being able to smell food aromas, having no nausea (nor other tummy symptoms), feeling happy, and socializing while eating, all lead to a better appetite. For those losing weight from cancer or aids, some take marijuana extracts or hormone supplements to maintain appetite and weight. ...Read more
Don't think so: Normal toddlers don't need "appetite enhancers". They eat when they are hungry. If a toddler is not eating, the toddler is presumed not hungry. However, a few toddlers do have an eating problem. The pediatrician can check to see if there is a dietary issue, a developmental issue, etc... Growth can be measured every month for a few months to make sure all is well. Basic blood tests can be done. ...Read more
How to increase the appetite? I tend to lose interest in food after being hungry for a little while..
Try eating small: Balanced healthy low fat snacks every 2-4 hrs (~150-200 kcals). Sometimes, as one eats, less, the hunger signal gets '.Lost'. I am assuming you don't have problems w your sense of smell, sinusitis, abdominal pain, nausea, etc. Also try increasing your daily exercise - e.g. A daily vigorous 30 min walk, etc, preferably outdoors. Finally, any chance you have some depression &/or anxiety going on? ...Read more
Limited: Grown-ups won't gain height despite a variety of scams offering this. Tall is a plus for a man, but people will be far more impressed by a man with a lean, muscular body, and any man can do this by lifestyle changes focused on diet and aerobic and resistance training. It's most important for a woman to have a little body fat, but not too much, to look and be healthy. There is no magic best weight. ...Read more
I'm very thin & want to increase appetite to increase weight , also want to know what is best food for breakfast?
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more
2 things: Nutrition and exercise together are the way to preventing obesity in children (and adults). Kids should eat fresh, healthy, non-processed foods most of the time. Kids also must be active (really active, not just walking) for an hour a day. They need to drink water and avoid all sweet liquids (juice, pop, gatorade, chocolate milk, etc.). ...Read more
Oatmeal and popcorn: Oatmeal (the kind you cook on the stove) is an excellent source of fiber, and a quick and healthy hot breakfast kids love. By making it yourself, you can control the sugar and additives as well. Popcorn is also a great fiber source...Just make sure your child is old enough to chew popcorn well as it can cause choking in younger children. ...Read more
Can being worried/stressed cause you to lose 5-7 lbs in a week? Eating the same amount and no loss in appetite.
That's a lot: That's a lot of weight loss in only 1 week, even if you're worried ; stressed. Do you have any other symptoms? If this continues, please see your physician. Sometimes thyroid problems can show up this way. ...Read more
Chocolate... Kidding: This is a very complex question and there is not enough space to give it the discussion it deserves. You may start by seeing your doctor for a complete history and physical. I also suggest seeing a therapist for an assessment and possible therapy. Once the physical and psychological issues have been evaluated, a woman must feel safe and secure before intimacy can happen with the right partner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause a toddler not to gain weight when they eat well balanced appetite? 18 month old not gaining weight and in 17th percentile
How to control appetite in morning hours. What to eat that makes feel fuller longer without increase in calories intake?
How to regain sperm in body? In my body there is low amount of semen i want to increase volume. How much time would it take?
Sperm is: Produced continuously. Why do you want to increase the volume? What purpose do you think it will serve? How do you know there's anything wrong in the first place. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Let your body be as normal as it can be. Stay healthy and avoid alcohol/tobacco, opiates/anabolics. ...Read more
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