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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
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?
My eleven year old granddaughter has had significant weight gain (40 to 50 lbs) in the last year. She eats a healthy diet and does not overeat.?
What is BMI: More important than just her weight is her bmi, which also takes into account her sex and height based on her age. Quite honestly, a weight of 50# does not seem ecessive to me, but I would have to know her height as well. She is likely starting her pubertal growth spurt, and the weight gain may be totally appropriate. There are several good sites online to check bmi's for kids - check that first! ...Read more
I am a healthy 45 year old male. I regularly suffer from constipation which can last 2 or 3 days. I do not take any medication for it and it seems to resolve itself. I try to eat healthy and have fibre in my diet and drink plenty water. Advice please?
Avoid toxic foods: Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors. All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases. ...Read more
I want to loss weight my weight is 81kg and my height is 65cm and my age is 21 years old what a healthy diet I can do to lose 27kg in a 8 month's?
Lifestyle changes: Eat small balanced meals every 2-3 hours consisting of a whole, unprocessed foods such as a lean protein, veggies, and healthy fat (eg - avocado) Reduce your starch/carbohydrate intake from breads/pasta as low as possible. Daily exercise to increase calories burned throughout the day is important to maintain good health as well. Last, reduce calories by limiting drinks with calories-water is best ...Read more
What to do if I'm 16 years old boy and only 163 CM long did not have a healthy diet but I used to sleep well will I grow?
I am 21 years old. Few white strands of hair have started growing over my head. Cant control. I consume healthy diet, take good care of hairs. Help!
I understand your distress.
Thank you for informing about Acne scar, Acne, Facial pimples; and Chemical peel.
At age 21, you have gone through many stresses causing Acne and Acne scar.
White strands of hair starting to grow over head is due to stress and it has affected your self-esteem.
Accept and Respect yourself who you are as a Special Human Being!
See Therapist for stress, Self-esteem. ...Read more
I am 5'5 135lbs and 18 years old. Workout vigorously and have a healthy diet but I can't seem to get rid of my "love handles". Any advice?
To your routines and be scrupulous about eating fresh, clean foods 5-6 times a day in small amounts. Calculate your daily caloric needs, track a few days worth of intake on myfitnesspal. Com, and adjust to stay just under your requirements. Love handles are the "last bit of fat to go, " especially in men.
http://www. Muscleandstrength. Com/tools/bmr-and-daily-calorie-calculator. Html. ...Read more
Have white poop, what does is mean? I don't have a very healthy diet and I smoke. (18. Years old)
30 years old, diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer, breast cancer hereditary in family, try my best to eat healthy, did my diet bring this about?
Absolutely not: Anybody who told you that your hereditary breast cancer was "caused by your eating wrong" is at best "misled". I'm sorry you have cancer. Nobody can stop "entertainment" / "junk" sites from making stuff up about diet and disease; most of what you read is lies. But the best scientific studies show little or no link between breast cancer and food choices. Trust you've had BRCA genetic testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
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