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Proper nutrition and diet for growth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
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User :   6 Months baby query
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   How can nI help you ?
User :   my son is 6 months old
Doctor :   Tell me
Doctor :   What about ur son?
User :   i have read some where in a baby book that we should avoid salt and sugar as much as we can
User :   is that true
User :   if it is for how many years we should do that
Doctor :   Is your baby on breast feed?
User :   yes till 5 months
User :   now we are feeding him cerelac
User :   and we are feeding Raagi
Doctor :   Thats good enough you can continue with it
User :   as mothers milk is not suffcient to him as if ow
Doctor :   as long as the baby takes it
Doctor :   They salt and sugar are taste enhancers
User :   well he is not taking Raagi without salt & sugar
User :   so i want to confirm if we can continue with salt & sugar to him or not ?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can continue for timebeing
Doctor :   but see the alternatives like vegetable soups
User :   ok
User :   fine i will do that
User :   thanks for your advice
User :   take care doctor
User :   bye
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   bye
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