My sister gives in to her 4-year-old daughter at meal time.

My sister gives in to her four-year-old daughter at meal time. She makes a nice meal, but her daughter won't eat the regular meal like the rest of the family. My sister makes something else like a hot dog or grilled cheese sandwich for her. Isn't it time her daughter start eating like the...

What happens when you drink dish soap?

What happens when you drink dish soap? What does it do to your body? Depends on how much dish soap you drank in how much time. Would suggest you contact your local poison control center immediately at 800-222-1222. They would have the best information about what it does to your body.

I have a 9 year old son that to me seems overweight.

I have a 9-year-old son that, to me, seems overweight. His father and I are both overweight. I have had my ups and downs in weight since a child. Currently, I am following your Healthy Body Calculator® guidelines for intake recommendations. My son is 4 1/2 feet tall and 120 pounds. His doctor did not...

What should my children weigh? How can I help them avoid being extremely overweight like me?

My nine and a half-year-old son is 56 inches tall and weighs 125 pounds. He has always been large for his age. My six-year-old daughter is 46 inches tall and weighs 50 pounds. She has always been average for her age. I am extremely overweight and my husband is of average weight. As a family, we...

My friends say my 2-year-old son is overweight.

My friends say my two-year-old son is overweight. He's 37 inches tall and 33 pounds. Are they right? Is he too fat? Your son is tall for his age (>97th percentile) and his weight (95th percentile) is appropriate for his height. No, he is not too fat. Your doctor can advise you if your son's...

I have a two-year-old who will eat anything but meat.

I have a two-year-old who will eat anything but meat. If she does eat meat, all she'll eat is chicken nuggets from McDonald's. I have tried to cut out the sweets in her diet but she still only ever wants to eat her sweets. My question: how do I try and get her to...

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