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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?

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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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What are micronutrients good for?

Energy: Micronutrients are used in the mitochondria of the cells to make energy molecules to full the metabolism of the cell. ...Read more

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What problems could arise if I don't get enough micronutrients in my diet? I don't even know what they are.

What problems could arise if I don't get enough micronutrients in my diet? I don't even know what they are.

Many: See a nutritionist or physician, or do a search for the 13 essential vitamins and minerals uner key micronutrients. This site may be helpful. http://ods.od.nih.gov/. ...Read more

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For what reasons do we need macronutrients and micronutrients in our diet?

For what reasons do we need macronutrients and micronutrients in our diet?

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

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Can not absorb micronutrients but can macronutrients. What can cause this? No one seems to know.

Can not absorb micronutrients but can macronutrients. What can cause this?  No one seems to know.

Malabsorption: Recommend being seen by a gastroenterologist and being tested for maldigestion and malabsorption. I also recommend being seen by a nutritionist who has worked with individuals with eating disorders as they commonly have problems with micronutrient deficiencies. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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? Juicing

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?


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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

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Is saturated fat considered to be a macronutrient or a micronutrient?

Is saturated fat considered to be a macronutrient or a micronutrient?

Macronutrient: The three major macronutrient classes are protein, carbohydrate, and fat. Saturated fat is a type of fat. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Days ago dizziness and sinus pressure started. A few days later, sneezing began with watery runny nose. Now eyes are puffy & watering. Micronutrients?

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

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Is Asian food healthy?

Is Asian food healthy?

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

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What is a food challenge?

What is a food challenge?

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

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What food has bad fat in it?

What food has bad fat in it?

Transfats and : Saturated fats. Look at the food labels and any foods containing transfats or saturated fats is bad. Limit your intake of meats and processed foods. ...Read more

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Why does my food taste waxy?

Why does my food taste waxy?

Depends: On what you ate and if it has wax contamination. Definitely need more information did start after an illness or do you take medications or drugs that can affect your taste ...Read more

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Right food for a better butt?

Right food for a better butt?

Go to gym: Do not eat junk food, eat healthy food, go to gym regularly ...Read more

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Very effective diet foods are.?

Very effective diet foods are.?

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

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Which foods help your body grow?

Which foods help your body grow?

A balanced diet: Is required to ensure all necessary nutrients are consumed regularly. ...Read more

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Food that eat for crons diseases?

Food that eat for crons diseases?

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

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Why does food trigger my anexity?

Why does food trigger my anexity?

Food & Anxiety: Fears of choking? Concerns about eating in public? Food allergies? All are possibilities. Please see a mental health professional to sort this out. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What nations food is least salty?

What nations food is least salty?

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

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Why is dairy food not good for us?

Why is dairy food not good for us?

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

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How to begin my exercise and food?

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

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Food that helps to control weight?

Food that helps to control weight?

Moderation: Eat a variety of foods in moderation, protein, complex carbs, fruits and vegetables. In general vegetables are lowest in calories and high in nutrients and fiber. They are the ideal food to bulk up on to maintain weight, have normal healthy bowel movements and feel full. ...Read more

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Which food is best for lose Wight?

Which food is best for lose Wight?

Healthy diet : You need to increase your proteins, fruits and vegetables. You need to eat fewer carbs, fats and sugars. You need to exercise 1 hour per day ...Read more

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What are good low phosphorus foods?

What are good low phosphorus foods?

Multiple: Go to this website for excellent options:
http://www.Renvela. Com/~/media/renvelaus/files/low%20phosphorus%20food%20guide. Pdf. ...Read more

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Is local food really better for you?

Is local food really better for you?

Not really: When people refer to local ingredients they usually are talking about how fresh it is — i.e. Fewer preservatives, but in general local food it not necessarily better for you. ...Read more

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Should I grow my own herbs for food?

Should I grow my own herbs for food?

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

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What the food give to child on 8 mu?

What the food give to child on 8 mu?

Diet: Cereal, fruit vegetables, meats or poultry. You can start to introduce egg yolk, and fish, like tuna. ...Read more

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Is rushing to eat your food healthy?

Many reasons: But some come to mind: not chewing well will not allow your digestive juices to work well, you will probably eat too much as you continue to be hungry as you eat and your pancreas might produce too much Insulin when presented a large bolus. So, eat slowly and enjoy it. ...Read more