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Chapter 16 part 1 - Infancy Childhood and Adolescence Chapter 16 Nutrition during infancy An infant's birthweight by 5 mos It t_by 1 year They grow

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Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence Chapter 16 Nutrition during infancy Nutrition during infancy *An infant’s birthweight __________________ by 5 mos *It t_______________by 1 year *They grow quickly and their energy requirements are high (twice that of an adult, based on  body weight) *A newborn needs about _________ kcals (100 kcals per kg body weight!) Growth charts Growth charts Energy nutrients during infancy Energy nutrients during infancy *Infants need ____________because their brains are so big compared to the rest of their  bodies and the brain relies on glucose for energy. *Infants also need _______.  Most of the energy from breastmilk and formula comes from fat  because of the infant’s rapid growth. *____________ is also very important because of rapid growth. *Protein/energy malnutrition is very serious and can be seen in infants who are given skim milk  or concentrated formula instead of formula or breastmilk. *Vitamins and minerals can be provided through formula or from breastmilk from a well  nourished mother. Water  Water  *Breastmilk and formula provide all of the water an infant needs. *Infants should not be given __________!   (remember about water toxicity) *During bouts of diarrhea and vomiting, give an electrolyte solution (pedialyte) Breastmilk Breastmilk *Breastmilk is more easily and completely digested than __________, so breastfed infants 
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HUN 1201 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Spring '08 term at Tallahassee Community College.

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Chapter 16 part 1 - Infancy Childhood and Adolescence Chapter 16 Nutrition during infancy An infant's birthweight by 5 mos It t_by 1 year They grow

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