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How to reduce tummy?

I have a five year old son and he has a protruding belly and not only am I concerned but he is as well. He told me that he didn t want a big belly but he wants a flat one like mommy. This broke my heart. He s a picky eater. We have gotten rid of the junk food in the house and started attending a healthy eating clasd as a family but I m concerned that he may have a medical condition. Please advise.
Tue, 2 Sep 2014
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Hi
Thanks for your query in health Care magic

l will like to know his height and weight .For a five year old child slight protruding belly may be normal.Try to give balanced diet, avoid junk food.

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