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How To Teach Food Serving Sizes To Kids
I don't know how much food my 9mo baby should eat during the day in terms of serving sizes. I think I'm feeding her less.
Food introduction: The general recommendation for food introduction in infants is rice cereal at 4 -6 months, vegetables at 5 -6 months, fruits and fruit juices at 6 months, finger foods & meats at 9 months. A three meal two snack schedule is the usual goal, but adapting this schedule to your family's normal routine should be fine as long as your baby is comfortable and gaining weight appropriately. ...Read more
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Yes: I usually tell people to eat "god made" food and leave the "man made" stuff alone. No need to get food from the organic section in the supermarket. Stick to the "ouside wall" where you find the fruit and vegetables. Avoid all the sugary junk, soft drinks and commercial fruit juice. If the food that we were intended to eat had not been here before we arrived, we could not have survived. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's for dinner: Set the example of good eating with yourself, what is in your refrigerator and cupboards, what you make available to your family. First steps may include, less fatty snacks, more fresh veggies, washed and cut and easy for the kids to grab when grazing for munchies. Talk about nutrition, appetite, and how to seek information from food labels. Make it fun. ...Read more
Cheap: It's cheap, has a long shelf-life, and provides money for the school and school district. Plus the junk food manufacturers have the financial, political, and logistical capabilities to "encourage" school districts to carry their stuff in schools. It's a shame though. School is an ideal place to teach proper lifelong health habits. ...Read more
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
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