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Low appetite in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i have a son age 2 -1/2 years but not eating well
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What diet are you giving him now?
User :   wat to do for this/
Doctor :   Does he have any health problems?
User :   no
User :   banans,biscuit,choclate
User :   loaf
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you try giving him regular home food, made seperately for him in a soft consistency with added ghee, butter or curd
User :   ok
Doctor :   Like khichdi, besan panjiri, boiled egg,
User :   ok
Doctor :   His food must contain adequate grren leafy vegetables and other vegetables mashed.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Give him small frequent meals instead if large meals
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also give him whole milk with Junior Horlicks or Pediasure
User :   he is drinking nestle milk with rooh afza
Doctor :   Keep him physically active and encourage out door games especially in the evening sun after 4 pm
Doctor :   Give him fruit juices and fresh fruits
User :   ok
Doctor :   Avoid junk foods like rooh afza, biscuits, chocolates
Doctor :   He should be given more vegetables and dal along with eggs
Doctor :   Are you with me XXXX?
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