Eat Better, Eat Together Month on October, 2018: Baby not eating 7 months?
October, 2018 is Eat Better, Eat Together Month 2018. Dairy Council of California Encourages Families to Eat Better, Eat ... Eat Better, Eat Together
Hi. Firstly, it would be a good idea to get her a check up at the Doctors, to make sure she is not unwell at all.
Sometimes, they do go through phases and she is still young.
Just increase her milk at the moment and don't worry about the solids so much.
She'l let you know when she is hungry.
It's possible she is teething. so if you address that, she may want to eat more.
Teething granules are good or some teething gel and even a paracetamol syrup if she is in pain.
The worst thing you can do is make meal times a battle ground.
And if you are getting stressed about it, she will pick up on that straight away.
Try some finger foods, that you just leave on her highchair tray. And she might try them.
You could also, try a sippy cup.
Just don't try forcing her.
Be relaxed and play games and if her gums are not hurting, she may try something.
Also, give her a bowl and spoon to play with so she can put the spoon in her mouth herself, if she wants to.
11 month old eating schedule?
okay, i have to disagree with the feed when hungry at 11 months old, that is plenty old enough to be on a "normal" schedule. if we all ate anytime we wanted to instead of balanced meals when we are supposed to then we would all be overweight, it's also a good way to get your baby to start learning table manners and such, so you guys can all eat together as a family, and what about day care? if he needs to go to a daycare or preschool, they will not accommodate him to eating whenever he wanted to, he would have to wait to eat with all the other kids.
around this time, your baby should be eating a square three meals a day with a snack in between breakfast and lunch and a snack between lunch and dinner. when he turns one, thats a good time to switch to whole milk unless you continue with breast milk- then even doctors will tell you too much milk can be a bad thing- milk with breakfast lunch and dinner is best and water and juice in between.
diet/eating plan month?
Benefits of Chocolate
Please This is an excerpt, courtesy of an article titled “Chocolate Healthy Decadence” in the Feb 2007 issue of “Breakthroughs in Health” volume 2 issue1.
. The cocoa butter in chocolate contains oleic acid, a monosaturated fat that may raise good cholesterol.
- Stops bad cholesterol from forming on blood vessel wall and narrowing the vessel.
- Prevents formation of blood clots and therefore decrease incidence of heart attacks and strokes.
. The flavonoids in chocolates may help keep blood vessel elastic resulting in a lower blood pressure and less stress on the heart.
. Dark chocolate is one of the few foods with a high content of chromium, thought to help control blood sugar.
- Helps the body utilize sugar better thus preventing diabetes as well as decreasing the complications of the disease – vision problem, amputations and kidney problems.
. Phenoles extracted from chocolate suppressed cell- damaging chemicals and boosted immune functioning in human blood samples.
. Chocolate contain anti-bacterial agents that may discourage –not promote- tooth decay.
. Cocoa contains several vitamins, minerals and other nutrients well known for their roles in helping the body perform physically.
- Contains calcium, which is crucial for maintaining strong, flexible bones and connective tissue.
- Contains Manganese, which is crucial for healthy skin, bone and cartilage formation, as well for glucose tolerance.
. The smell of chocolate may increase theta brain waves resulting in relaxation.
. A recent study indicated that flavonoid rich chocolate improves the blood flow to the brain, resulting in potential improvement in cognitive tasks.
. Researchers have shown that epicatechin and catechin – polyphenols present in cocoa-protect brain cells from amyloid plaque buildup.
. Chocolate contains many substance that acts as stimulants, such as theobromine, phenethylamine and caffeine.
. The carbohydrates in chocolate appear to boost “feel-good” chemicals in the brain (endorphins and serotonin), thus promoting euphoria and calm.
. Cocoa butter contains fat and antioxidants, which help protect the outer layers of the skin.
. Research show chocolate block cramping, bloating and other signs of lactose intolerance.
. Antioxidant compounds found in cocoa may decrease the inflammation associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia or any inflammatory disease.
. Researchers have found that cocoa may possess therapeutic advantages in diseases that involve activation of immune and inflammation mechanisms, such as eczema and arthritis.
. Researchers in Japan found that phytonutrients in cocoa regulated the genes involved in the metabolism of fats aiding in weight loss.
. Drinking a cup of hot chocolate before meals may actually diminish appetite.
. Cocoa procyanidins also inhibited molecules known to stimulate cancer cells.
. Cocoa antioxidants coupled with beta-sitosterol markedly inhibited the growth of metastatic cancer cells
-Also believed to decrease the size of the prostate and prevent urinary tract infections.
. Researchers found men who eat chocolate live a year longer than those who don’t.
note that most of these results came from studies using unprocessed cocoa powder that hasn’t been heated, processed or alkalized. So be choosy about your chocolates, choose xocai.
To learn more go to www.makemoneychocolates.com.
Blessing Akpofure MD
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