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Healthy Diet For A 12 Year Old
Diet and ADHD: There is no "special" diet for kids with add/adhd. They should eat an all-around healthy diet just like any other kid. There are a lot of old wives tales out there about sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, various food colorings/dyes - none of these elimination diets have been found to do anything in particular for kids with adhd. They should drink plenty of water, high fiber, refrain form caffeine. ...Read more
Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more
Eat less ; exercise: The key to losing weight is not a temporary diet but permanent changes. Sugars ; simple carbs from grains esp. Cause weight gain. It's also wise to avoid fried foods. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff.To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important! it's also best to choose organic foods:http://bit.Ly/19xax7e. ...Read more
Natural whole food: Most babies are on table food by 12 months and take 3meals plus a couple of snacks and milk 2-3 times a day. The best diet for a baby is food that "looks like it did when it came out of the ground, " in other words, as natural and unprocessed as possible. Meats, cheese and unsweetened yogurt are also good. ...Read more
Paleolithic: If health conscious, he may like the paleolithic diet (see thepaleodiet.Com) avoiding processed foods and sugar. This is good for everyone. Other components are more controversial but I have found very helpful in practice. You will usually not be successful in getting a reluctant family member to change eating habits unless you 1) eat the diet you recommend 2) stop buying the processed foods. ...Read more
I can't gain weight and im a 26 year old female who eats a healthy diet im.Under weight. I have to take solphadine is it stopping.Me from gaining weigh?
What's a safe, effective and quick diet for a 18 year old female? Be more specific than eat healthy and exercise.I want lose 10-15 pounds.
Eat less & exercise: The key to losing weight is to eat less, but not all calories are created equal. Sugars & simple carbs from grains esp cause weight gain. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx dr. Weil has useful info: www.Huffingtonpost.Com/andrew-weil-md/carbohydrates-weight-loss_b_1937312.Html- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Also see comment:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I 23 year old male, healthy diet and get a cold every month. I am concerned i get too many infections . What you think ? I do have chronic stress
Stress weakens you: Your main problem is stress-- these germs are having a field day at your expense. When under stress the body is weaker, as you've proved to yourself here over and over again. I highly recommend u do everything to change this. Quit your job, meditate, pray, exercise, get sunlight... Do something! Not to scare u, but bigger problems can arise later if u go on living like this... ...Read more
Veg, fruits, nuts: A healthy diet consists of mostly plant based including green leafy vegetables and all different colors of fruits and vegetables. The majority of these should be raw as in a salad or lightly steamed. Meat should consist of lean chicken, turkey, fish, and occasionally very lean beef or pork. Snacks should be fruits, tree nuts, and whole grains. Go light on the carbs and only whole grains. No sugar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 28 year old overweight female looking to lose weight. How would you prioritize the following: 1) adequate sleep, 2) exercise, 3) healthy diet?
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