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My 6 year old child is a picky eater. What kind of vitamins can I give her to make up for nutrients she's not taking in?

My 6 year old child is a picky eater. What kind of vitamins can I give her to make up for nutrients she's not taking in?

Cheap ones: Kids are likely to become iron and vitamin d deficient nowadays (lifestyles as much as "picky eating"). Different things taste different to people. An inexpensive drugstore-chain vitamin-and-mineral supplement with sufficient levels of both should cover junior and prevent turning mealtime (which should be joyful) into a time that makes being a parent and a kid even more difficult. Good luck. ...Read more

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Picky Eater (Definition)

A picky eater is a person who will only eat a few varieties of food or drink. He usually picks out the "undesirable" items from his plate and put them aside, only eating the other items he likes. A very picky eater usually will ...Read more


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What is the best way to stay healthy if you are a picky eater?

What is the best way to stay healthy if you are a picky eater?

Pick well: Try to include healthy foods in your limited menu. Add condiments or sauces that you like to foods you may not like. Try to taste one new food each week. Vitamins are only part of a healthy diet, so supplements may be partially helpful. Nutritional supplements such as ensure may also be used. Check with your doctor for help, & possible referral to a nutrionist. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get a 20-month old picky eater to get all of her nutrients?

What's the best way to get a 20-month old picky eater to get all of her nutrients?

Encourage and Offer: Many toddlers and young children are picky eaters by our standards. Kids tend to like a few items very well and eat them daily for months. We as parents still should offer variety (not force). Shape and different colors and texture make a difference. Eat healthy your self and offer only healthy and your child will do fine. They never starve. Be patient. ...Read more

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When would you worry that your slim kid, picky eater, might have GERD or some reflux problem?

When would you worry that your slim kid, picky eater, might have GERD or some reflux problem?

Chest pain: The GE junction with the stomach is just below the middle of the breastbone to the left. Affected kids often complain of dull to sharp intermittent chest pain in that area. Symptoms after carbonated beverages , orange or grapefruit juice would also be likely. ...Read more

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Best diet for a very picky eater? 5yo girl on mvi (multivitamin)

Pick well: Try to include healthy foods in your limited menu. Add condiments or sauces that you like to foods you may not like. Try to taste one new food each week. Vitamins are only part of a healthy diet, so supplements may be partially helpful. Nutritional supplements such as ensure may also be used. Check with your doctor for help, & possible referral to a nutrionist. ...Read more

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Good day.my son is thin. I want him to eat and eat to gain his weight.so seldom to eat.what is the best vitamins for him to take?thanks

Good day.my son is thin. I want him to eat and eat to gain his weight.so seldom to eat.what is the best vitamins for him to take?thanks

None, Real Food Best: Vitamins are all single molecule cofactors. The human genome has not maintained instructions for every single step to manufacture; typically missing only a single step. But why should this be maintained when vitamins are so plentiful in almost all non-processed foods in nature? Vitamin deficiencies 1st world countries (except D3) very rare; it is big business to promote/sell reprocessed food waste ...Read more

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My 5 year old wont eat fruits and veggies and wont drink milk. What is the best vitamins for him?

My 5 year old wont eat fruits and veggies and wont drink milk. What is the best vitamins for him?

Chidren's centrum: Besides vitamins, be sure to offer your child to healthy foods to taste without pressure or stress, its not important that s/he finish the food just taste. Another tip is to have the child help prepare the food so it will be more interesting this requires some time and patience. Try to prevent food from becoming a battleground, . ...Read more