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10 ways to raise a healthy eater

March 1, 2016

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Claire McCarthy, MD, Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing

Claire McCarthy, MD, is a primary care pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. In addition to being a senior faculty editor for Harvard Health Publishing, Dr. McCarthy … See Full Bio
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Rajesh Bhatia
April 4, 2016

Nice diet tips for kids.

Robert Bright
March 8, 2016

This reminds me of when I grew up, after WW2! If I did not eat what was on my plate, it was served up again cold for the next meal. And yes, the meals did contain green vegetables, even brussel sprouts.
We also had family meals together!
Robert Bright.

March 4, 2016

As the old saying goes “Health is Wealth” , we need to learn to believe and understand it as early as possible. Being healthy means being happy. Children need to be taught and habituated to being healthy, there are many ways to be healthy, eating right and eating on time and exercise can help a person in staying fit in the long run.
March 1, 2016

No doubt, scheduling & time management in life gives bigger change..

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