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What's the best diet for my 8th grader during her annual state exams?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Protein

It has been shown in several studies that protein laden breakfast improve performance in children going to school.
It maay be, compared to pop tarts or sugary cereals that iit prvents "crask and burn" with a rebound drop in blood sugar!

In brief: Protein

It has been shown in several studies that protein laden breakfast improve performance in children going to school.
It maay be, compared to pop tarts or sugary cereals that iit prvents "crask and burn" with a rebound drop in blood sugar!
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice

In brief: Balanced healthy

Include 1/4 as protein, 1/4 as carbohydrates, 1/4 as fruits, and 1/4 of the plate as vegetables.
Eat. from each of the food groups, include whole grains, legumes, beans, chicken, meat, fish, dairy, eggs, etc. Try to stay away from fried foods, fatty foods, Try to avoid sugar drinks, and highly processed foods as they are lower in nutrients than fresh fruits and vegetables

In brief: Balanced healthy

Include 1/4 as protein, 1/4 as carbohydrates, 1/4 as fruits, and 1/4 of the plate as vegetables.
Eat. from each of the food groups, include whole grains, legumes, beans, chicken, meat, fish, dairy, eggs, etc. Try to stay away from fried foods, fatty foods, Try to avoid sugar drinks, and highly processed foods as they are lower in nutrients than fresh fruits and vegetables
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Same as always

Proper diet is essential at all times, not just for exams!

In brief: Same as always

Proper diet is essential at all times, not just for exams!
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