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My son is 2 y.o and 3 month he refuses to eat everything what is healthy like soup&vegies. He only accepts fried potato and sosages. What to do?

My son is 2 y.o and 3 month he refuses to eat everything what is healthy like soup&vegies. He only accepts fried potato and sosages. What to do?

Picky eaters: Toddlers often have challenging eating behaviors, even when they eat a variety of foods as infants. Continue to offer the healthy foods at meals and limit in-between meal snacks which can fill him up during the day. I would also try not to "give in" to offering only his favorites and avoid nutritional supplements such as Pediasure. As long as he's maintaining his weight, he will be fine. ...Read more

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I ate potato soup for breakfast and within 30 minutes my blood sugar was 305, is this normal to be this high that?

I ate potato soup for breakfast and within 30 minutes my blood sugar was 305, is this normal to be this high that?

Glycemic Index: Potatoes are high in the glycemic index (GI) & therefore are easily digested into glucose. The GI measures how carbohydrate-containing food raises glu..As a general rule, the more cooked or processed a food, the higher the GI. Check these web sites http://www.diabetes.org/ http://www.health.harvard.edu http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/glycemic-index-diet-for-dummies-cheat-sheet.html ...Read more

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Is a can of chunky soup with potato chunks safe to eat after a tooth extraction?

Is a can of chunky soup with potato chunks safe to eat after a tooth extraction?

No: Not a good idea as the pieces may get in the socket and disrupt the clot and cause a dry socket. Opt for plain beef or chicken broth, or cream soup without pieces of anything in it -- tomato is good. Be careful and have a non-eventful healing process. Good luck. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps, pain in back, and burning feeling in stomach after eating potatoes or potato soup. Feels like inside is expanding. Any ideas?

Stomach cramps, pain in back, and burning feeling in stomach after eating potatoes or potato soup. Feels like inside is expanding. Any ideas?

Maybe allergic: If the only food you cannot tolerate is potatoes, then you might be allergic. If you can tolerate them in some forms, though, that is another story and is not so easy. For now, stay away. Ask your doc. It could be worse! you could be gluten intolerant. Also potato starch is in a lot of packaged foods and some crackers and bread, so read labels. If eliminating potatoes, and still sick see MD ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat after having a wisdom tooth extraction so particles won't get in the socket? besides yogurt, ice cream, soup mashed potatos

What are good foods to eat after having a wisdom tooth extraction so particles won't get in the socket? besides yogurt, ice cream, soup mashed potatos

Ensure, etc: Smoothies , shakes, nutrition drinks (Ensure,etc) are good too...just don't use a straw for the first few days as it may cause the blood clot to come out and can result in a dry socket. And drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated. ...Read more

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My entire body broke into hives and a rash especially around my arms after i took tynenol cold & ate some chicken noodle soup with potatoes. Both i've had before without reaction. What could be the cause?

My entire body broke into hives and a rash especially around my arms after i took tynenol cold & ate some chicken noodle soup with potatoes. Both i've had before without reaction. What could be the cause?

ALLERGY: After you take bendryl and apply some steroid cream to your rash and your md said you are ok, try in the future of taking the tylenol (acetaminophen) cold or the noodle soup separately. If either produce rash or hives, then you are sure one caused the allergy. ...Read more

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Mild fever and knawing/burning pain in the upper middle part of my back. Started after eating potato soup. Burping and lower ab cramps. ?

Mild fever and knawing/burning pain in the upper middle part of my back. Started after eating potato soup. Burping and lower ab cramps. ?

See doctor.: Eating soup should not produce fever. If you have these symptoms, you need to be examined by a physician as soon as possible. Contact your physician for further advice, or go to the emergency department for an evaluation. There are several causes for abdominal cramps. Assessment for these causes cannot be done via the internet. ...Read more

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Soup including broccoli, carrot, potato, 3 cloves of garlic, chicken breast and marrow enough if taken just twice a week?banana, apple&orange everyday

Soup including broccoli, carrot, potato, 3 cloves of garlic, chicken breast and marrow enough if taken just twice a week?banana, apple&orange everyday

Soup Sensation: Soup can be an excellent meal as you can add very nutritious constituents to the mix. Consuming adequate proportions of carbohydrates, proteins and fats is essential to good health. Depending upon the quantity consumed at each sitting, soup could be a "complete" meal, however care must be taken to avoid soup if it cannot be stored properly based on the components in it. ...Read more

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Does baked potato soup without the skin contain potassium?

Does baked potato soup without the skin contain potassium?

Yes.: Yes. The potassium is not in the skin. The davita website www.Davita.Com, specifically http://www.Davita.Com/kidney-disease/diet-and-nutrition/diet-basics/lowering-potassium-in-potatoes/e/5323 is a good resource and demonstrates how to remove k+ from potatoes - and many other foods. ...Read more