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Renee Radenberg  
Female

Specialties: Child Nutrition, Nutrition

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Nov 30, 2013 in the Nutrition Expert Forum - 2
All yogurts are good, especially Greek yogurts. Be careful of the fat content of yogurt. Recommend low fat yogurts. Thank you for your question.
Nov 30, 2013 in the Nutrition Expert Forum - 1
Suggest having a total Iron profile blood work done with vitB 12 and folate levels to determine is anything is worng or not. Thank you for your question.
Nov 30, 2013 in the Nutrition Expert Forum - 1
That is recommended for underweight children. Suggest using it in place of milk at all meals so your child gets additional calories to grow. Thank you for your question.
Nov 30, 2013 in the Nutrition Expert Forum - 1
Yes, you can use it in place of milk for all meals and in cereal, as long as your child accepts it. Thank you for your question.
Nov 30, 2013 in the Nutrition Expert Forum - 1
It is recommended you do not lose weight while pregnant. Now that you are pregnant you need to increase your daily intake by 300 calories, total of 2100+ a day. Add an additional 200 calories if you are breast feeding after the baby is born, total 2300 calories daily. This will keep you healthy and baby will grow for both pregnancy and breastfeeding. The food...
Nov 30, 2013 in the Nutrition Expert Forum - 1
Now that you are pregnant you need to increase your daily intake by 300 calories, total of 2100+ a day. Add an additional 200 calories if you are breast feeding after the baby is born, total 2300 calories daily. This will keep you healthy and baby will grow for both pregnancy and breastfeeding. The foods you eat should come from all the food groups including ...
Nov 30, 2013 in the Nutrition Expert Forum - 4
Lifestyle does impact on heart disease. Exercise and diet do play a major role. What you are doing is great and glad to hear about the success you are having with lowering your LDLs. As a Vegan you need to play attention to Protein. You need to combine grains and nuts / seeds for essential proteins have to be used daily such as rice and beans, pasta and beans...
Nov 30, 2013 in the Nutrition Expert Forum - 3
You are underweight for your height as you stated. You need to consume approximately 2000 calories per day to maintain your weight. Since you are underweight, suggest gaining weight slowly, try to eat a Heart Healthy diet which will give you the nutrients, vitamins and minerals your body needs, and help with possibly preventing future disease states. Heart He...
Nov 30, 2013 in the Nutrition Expert Forum - 3
You can take care of your body as a vegetarian/vegan; however, you need to be vigilant in eating the combination foods and eating enough food daily so your body gets the protein, and nutrients it needs. As a vegetarian you should be getting all your vitamins and minerals from the foods you ate except Vitamin B12 and maybe Calcium (if you have a history of bon...
Nov 30, 2013 in the Nutrition Expert Forum - 1
It is hard with morning sickness, if that is what you have. Suggest eating 5-6 small meals (basically snacking all day) a day to help you get the calories you need for you and the baby and help with the nausea. Hoped this helped you.