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Meal Planning, Food and Diet from 2009

  1. One doctor has said artificially sweetened tea is okay, while one has said sweeteners like aspartame are worse than sugar. What is your opinion? (22 Dec 2009)
  2. Is there a web site where I can look up carbohydrate counts for many different foods and drinks? (3 Nov 2009)
  3. My 22-year-old son was just diagnosed. He is depressed and doesn't want to seek medical help. What can I do to help him? What kinds of foods can he have? (18 Oct 2009)
  4. My two-year-old has been put on a 1200 calorie diet, including one egg daily. How will this affect her cholesterol? Her blood sugars are still elevated. What do you advise? (18 Oct 2009)
  5. How many carbohydrates should my three-year-old eat daily? (24 Jun 2009)
  6. Does the body treat sugar substitutes just like sugar? (8 Jun 2009)
  7. My teen has started a week long fast. He plans to consume juice or milk only for lows. What are the risks involved? (2 Jun 2009)
  8. My young son will eat only a very limited diet and refuses to try a wider variety of healthier options. What do you recommend? (30 Apr 2009)
  9. For six weeks, I have given my daughter almost no insulin. We limit her carbohydrates and feel that we can heal her pancreas. What is your opinion? (29 Apr 2009)
  10. How do I use insulin, eat carbohydrates, and drink water with the need to reduce calories and increase my activity level for weight loss? (14 Mar 2009)
  11. Having taught her that fruit is a healthy food, my daughter wants fruit as her snacks, but it makes her blood sugar high. Is there something else I could give her? (10 Mar 2009)
  12. Is it okay for my daughter to consume 80 grams of carbohydrates per meal? As vegetarians, we consume more carbohydrates than others. (2 Feb 2009)

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