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wats you opinion on meal replacement shakes my husband say hell no she will get addicted and not eat this happened to his neice

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inezsmomma

Asked by inezsmomma at 12:11 AM on Jan. 29, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • They're really not good for you. They're loaded with sugar, and won't keep you full for long. Nutritionists shudder when you bring them up!!
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:13 AM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • i think they're good when they're really sick and don't want to eat solid foods.
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 12:15 AM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • Instead of meal replacement shakes what about trying out those Pediasure drinks?  If I am not mistaken, they have quite a bit of nutrients in them.

    MrsHouston47302

    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 12:25 AM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • Why meal replacement? What's wrong with a meal? Not a great idea at this age.
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 12:28 AM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • Something like Instant Breakfast can be good for kids who don't eat breakfast. My youngest never wants breakfast, but I want him to have something in his stomach before he leaves for school.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 1:16 AM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • meal replacement shakes are for an emergecy case or special person. Normal condicion person must breafast, lunch and dinner with the group of food establish by the nutricion rules.
    GlitteribonMom

    Answer by GlitteribonMom at 4:32 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

  • Read the ingredients, and then decide for yourself.

    I would never give them to a child (or an adult)
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:59 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • I agree with your husband. Sorry.
    MelissaCarole

    Answer by MelissaCarole at 7:25 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • try pediasure with yogurt and milk and fruit more nutrients but not all the time
    Amanda11810

    Answer by Amanda11810 at 1:16 PM on Feb. 5, 2011

  • I agree with hubby. I mean why does she need them, not getting a balanced diet? Then I would say it is time for the family to re-look at how food is looked at and how she is expected to eat. I mean the girls know they need to have some fruit eat day and are expected to eat all their veggies at dinner or no dessert. We don't keep a lot of sweets in the house, mostly because of me, terrible sweet tooth. The girls are 3 and 5. My 3 yo used to not eat veggies then we discover dip, she eats them all and anything else I give her, as long as there is dip (ketchup, miracle whip, soy sauce, cheese, ranch, etc. . ) Hope this helped and GL finding the right balance takes time.
    DevilInPigtails

    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 1:25 PM on Feb. 5, 2011

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