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2 years ago
give me growth nutrition food in all mind'body
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Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
2 years ago
If you are concern of growth then keep records of height and weight and plot on growth chart and share your growth chart with Dr. This will give you idea exact your child stands and how your child is growing. Growth charts are used to compare your child's height, weight, and head size against children of the same age.Growth charts can help both you and your health care provider follow your child as he or she grows. These charts may provide an early warning that your child has a medical problem Link for growth chart-- http://iapindia.org/files/IAP_WHO%20WTforHT%200-5%20Boys.pdf. If you are concerned that your child may be underweight, consult your child?s physician. He will try to find any underlying reason for underweight like nutritional deficiency. Blood test may be required to find and confirm nutritional deficiency. If your child is underweight, start by ensuring that most meals and snacks are nutrient-rich. Good sources of protein for weight gain include eggs, peanut butter and other nut butters, bean soups, hummus and full-fat milk, yogurt and cheese. Whole wheat bread and pasta, mashed potatoes and hot cereal are excellent carbohydrate choices, while nuts and seeds, and avocados, are healthy fat sources to help your child gain weight.
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