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Micronutrient Food Chart
My daughter, she is 17 months now. What is the best food which is contains micronutrients and micronutrients. Just info I give her uht milk?
See listed foods at: http://ods.od.nih.gov/ you may also want to review the pro's & con's of uht milk. Limit milk & milk products to 16-21 oz./day. Limit juice to 4-6 oz./day, if at all. Use an open-mouthed cup with 2 handles to promote lip closure. Sippy cups keep the oral muscles an immature suckling pattern. Brush her teeth after meals & before sleep & schedule her first visit with a pediodontist. ...Read more
What problems could arise if I don't get enough micronutrients in my diet? I don't even know what they are.
The little things…: Micronutrients are nutrients required by humans and other organisms throughout life in small quantities to orchestrate a range of physiological functions. Examples of some of these that are important include iodine, iron and vitamin a. The lack of these are particularly common and pose public health risks in developing countries. ...Read more
Is it healthy and/or acceptable for children 10-13 to do a 10 day juicing fast, or "reboot"? My family is interested in the micronutrient benefits.
Tween cleanse : I would be very concerned about this age group doing a 10 day cleanse. This is a time it significant growth and for tat lengthy of time I would be worried they would not get nough calories to sustain their growth at that time. I would discuss it with your pediatrician in detail before embarking in this direction. ...Read more
What are your thoughts on a ten day reboot? I am currently (slowly) cutting back on eating out and drinking soft drinks. I was thinking that once I'm eating an 80% micronutrient diet, I would like to do a reboot for about 10 days...thoughts?
Not much: Since one tends to eat more (especially on sugar, salt, and fat) when eating out, cutting down on this plus soft drinks are good ideas. As for the micronutrient diet and reboot, there has been no proof and there is no reason to believe that these provide any long term health benefits. In fact, too much juice is actually not good for your body (too much sugar and no fiber). ...Read more
Hi dr! My hands become stiff n arms numb in morning my CRP is negative 7.4 mg/l and ESR is 40 mm/hr. What should I do? I am taking micronutrients.
Get evaluated: You may possess a pinched nerve at the wrist, perhaps carpal tunnel syndrome. An EMG test could well be confirmatory and assist in therapeutic intervention. You might possess a rheumatological condition prompting your symptoms. See your doctor. As an aside, high amounts of vitamin b-6 ingested on a regular basis might backfire and cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
Days ago dizziness and sinus pressure started. A few days later, sneezing began with watery runny nose. Now eyes are puffy & watering. Micronutrients?
? viral URI: Affecting your upper airways, sinuses and now your eyes. Micronutrients won't help with what you have, a doctor's evaluation is what you need at this moment, as you may very well need prescription medications, best wishes ...Read more
Yes: Any food is healthy in moderation. Rather than looking for a "label"; eat fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains; low in saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day. It would help to exercise regularly to maintain good health. ...Read more
Controlled exposure : To a food which the practitioner suspects the person had outgrown. For the sake of brevity it is usually performed as an open challenge (as opposed to a single or double-blind manner). The food is incrementally increased in dose at a frequency of every 15-30 minutes until a target dose is reached. ...Read more
Avoid refined carbs: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Low FODMAPs diet:
No single diet helps everyone with Crohn's but many benefit from a low FODMAPs diet. See http://gutsybynature.com/2014/02/19/fodmaps-and-crohns-disease/ and http://tinyurl.com/zy69zcr
Also see https://draxe.com/crohns-disease-diet/ for a lot of other useful information. ...Read more
See this excerpt: Data indicate that the usual intake in developed societies ranges from 2400 to 5175 mg sodium per day. There are isolated physically active population groups such as the people living in the highlands of papua new guinea, the rain forests of brazil and remote rural communities in africa that live on a level of salt that rarely rises above 1150 mg. http://www.jacn.org/content/25/3/165.full. ...Read more
I love dairy: Dairy products are not good for those who have sensitivity to it, during the time that our pastures have infections or having spoiled products that can transmit diseases and infections. Otherwise, there is no indication that dairy is not good for everyone. ...Read more
Plan: Look at your lifestyle and figure out how to change the foods you eat and how to work in more physical activity into your life (up to 45 min) clean the house out of unhealthy foods like processed, foods, candy, chips, pasta, white flour breads, cakes, cookies, crackers, fried foods, cheeses, and repalce it with lots of fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, seeds, and wild fish lie salmon and sardines,. ...Read more
Sure: If you have the space, the time, and the inclination to do so, herb gardening can bring you time outside, peace of mind, and some delicious flavors for your cooking, too! And fresh picked is the best picked! ...Read more