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Doctor insights on: Stages Of Babies Eating Habits

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How can we develop healthy eating habits in schoolchildren?

How can we develop healthy eating habits in schoolchildren?

Take it easy: Children's palettes take a while to develop. Putting too much pressure on them to eat a variety of foods when they don't want to could wind up having the opposite of your intended effect. That said, set a great example. Offer lots of choices. And make it fun. Because if it's fun you're likely to enroll them. If it's a burden, you're likely to push them in the wrong direction. ...Read more

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Habits (Definition)

A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired ...Read more


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What eating habits causes aggression and agitation in autistic kids?

What eating habits causes aggression and agitation in autistic kids?

Varied : Some children, with or without autism, react poorly to artificial colors, dyes, sweeteners and preservatives. These and certain foods can be found on the feingold diet. Other children seem have negative responses to dairy and/or wheat proteins and others do not do well if their sugars fluctuate. Speak with your provider and visit some of the websites for autism to get more information. ...Read more

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What are the healthy eating habits for children with diabetes?

What are the healthy eating habits for children with diabetes?

Not enough room here: This is something kids & families dealing with diabetes will learn over time under the direct supervision of diabetes educators.This would include registered dietitians that are part of a team & remain available to the family to consult by phone when questions arise. This is not something you generalize & cover in the 400 characters available on this site. ...Read more

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How can one's food eating habits over time contribute to the development of diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, or cancer?

How can one's food eating habits over time contribute to the development of diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, or cancer?

Foods: Clearly there are genetic factors involved but by eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, not smoking and avoiding toxins you can prevent some or all of these diseases. Just by eating healthy and not being obese you will avoid most of these. Ther are a number of diets and recommendations so you should find what works for you. ...Read more

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Are hiccups a sign of poor digestive health?

Are hiccups a sign of poor digestive health?

Not ususally: Hiccups are due to spasm of the diaphragm, the muscle separating the chest from the abdomen. Usually they are caused by iiritation of the muscle and not by any digestive issue. ...Read more

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What are the eating habits of a healthy person?

What are the eating habits of a healthy person?

Eats less,exercise m: For good health our body needs a balanced meal made of carbs, proteins and some healthy fats. A good source of healthy carbs are grains(avoid sugars as much as possible), good amount of proteins from eggs, fish, nuts and low fat dairy.No saturated fats(avoidingredmeats) but use oils for cooking(olive oil is the best.). ...Read more

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Is poor nutrition over time caused by not eating healthy food?

Is poor nutrition over time caused by not eating healthy food?

Yes: that is one cause, another cause is a problem with absorbing food. A third cause is a problem with metabolizing the right food. So for example, a person with inflammation of the gut, may eat healthy foods and not absorb them due to inflammation in the intestines. Celiac and Crohns are two examples, and can be tested for. ...Read more

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Can sleeping early and eating plenty of fruits help skin?

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Can sleeping early and eating plenty of fruits help skin?

Yes: a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables, plenty of water will help your skin; as will a good night's sleep :) 7-8 hours a night is ideal ...Read more

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Will eating sweet food affect the treatment of pinworms?

Will eating sweet food affect the treatment of pinworms?

NO: Pinworm treatment is pretty straight (pardon the pun) forward. Usually 1 dose of medication, followed in a week by another dose. Sweets should do nothing. ...Read more

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When can babies eat baby food in general?

When can babies eat baby food in general?

4-6 months of age: Generally we prefer to wait until the infant is older before starting solids. Everything they need nutritionally is in breast milk or formula. When starting, begin with baby cereal and then move onto green/yellow veges. Avoid fruits for awhile as the tastebuds of an infant are very keen on sweets. Fruit intro before veges may lead to the child resisting the veges. ...Read more

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18 y/o girl. Poor diet as a child, lots of cookies and chocolate from parents but with healthy dinners. Been eating healthy for 3 yrs, done damage?

18 y/o girl. Poor diet as a child, lots of cookies and chocolate from parents but with healthy dinners. Been eating healthy for 3 yrs, done damage?

Reversible: Congratulations on eating healthy- it's not easy! having a poor diet may have created some extra fat cells and metabolic imbalances, but our bodies have great capacity to heal and any damage that might have been done should be reversible over time. For more advice on diet see http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ & http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx. ...Read more

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How does fetal alcohol syndrome appear in toddlers and school age children?

How does fetal alcohol syndrome appear in toddlers and school age children?

Many, many problems: Toddlers and school age children with fetal alcohol syndrome (fas) can expeience a number of problems including mental retardation, birth defects, abnormal facial features, growth problems, problems with the central nervous system, trouble remembering and/or learning, vision or hearing problems, and behavior problems. This condition is preventable 100% of the time. Don't drink during pregnancy! ...Read more

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Consistent BP of 170/80 and fastng sugar of 7.2 even after excercising weight control and eating healthy? Age 56.what not to eat?

Consistent BP of 170/80 and fastng sugar of 7.2 even after excercising weight control and eating healthy? Age 56.what not to eat?

Avoid Carbs/Sugars: Carbohydrate means all sugars, both simple & complex. Diabetes Mellitus is defined as elevated sugar, thus avoid all sugars, this includes most fruit. Instead go HFLC & study DietDoctor.com, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, Robert Lustig. The LowFat diet (promoted by Ancel Keys & George McGovern) is Not healthy. It drives Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, elevated blood pressure, etc. ...Read more

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What ages healthy people the most? Wrong food or exercise? Genes?

What ages healthy people the most? Wrong food or exercise? Genes?

Difficult call.: Exposure to uv radiation (sun), tobacco use, and excess alcohol or drug use are the things doctors see that make people appear "older than stated age". After avoiding those insults, to me, the *right* food does most to reverse aging. Eating right can even turn on the right genes to promote a healthier you. See books by drs fuhrman, mcdougall, and barnard or go to forksoverknives.Com. ...Read more

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What are most women hospitalized for in earlier stages of eating disorders?

What are most women hospitalized for in earlier stages of eating disorders?

Onset of sym. below: 1. Full hospitalization necessary a. Under 75% of expected weight b. Acute medical problems c. Severe psychological problems (e.g., suicide risk)-ab 2. Poor nutrition--vomiting a. Poor cooperation and trust b. Decrease food intake, poor body image c. Initial food intake poor/ forced wt. Loss--electrolyte imbal. D. Failure to eat - laxative. Self vomitg. E. Gradual wt. -to maj. Loss--bulimia. ...Read more

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Often getting tired even with healthy food. Whats the good food pattern?

Often getting tired even with healthy food. Whats the good food pattern?

It may not be food: Related.Oftentimes we forget we are not getting our 8 hours of sleep every night and this tremendously impact our daily activities to the point we become unproductive and sluggish.If you do get 8 hours of sleep, best to get checked by your pcp for anemia, hypothyroidism and other related health issues. ...Read more

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Do people develop diabetes 2 based on their daily diet/eating habits and not exercising?

Do people develop diabetes 2 based on their daily diet/eating habits and not exercising?

Possible: Poor dietary choices without exercise can cause obesity which is the main risk factor for developing diabetes. ...Read more

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How can fetal alcohol syndrome present in toddlers and school age children?

How can  fetal alcohol syndrome present in toddlers and school age children?

Delays: Delays in maturity, learning, behaviors and intellectual functioning. It's important to get this clarified early so appropriate classroom and grade placement is implemented. Google fetal alcohol syndrome and read up on it. ...Read more

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Is childhood obesity due to unhealthy habits or food?

Is childhood obesity due to unhealthy habits or food?

Both: Childhood obesity is predominantly due to excessive calories and decreased physical activity. Kids need to exercise daily. Also, they have no reason to drink soda's, juice, or any other form of caloric beverage if they are overweight or obese. Here is some background on childhood obesity: http://1.Usa.Gov/lbwdrt. ...Read more