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Childadol - pyramid ✔ Read labels ✔ PLAN to control...

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Feeding guidelines for childhood and adolescents
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Energy needs: 1 yr- 1000 kcals 3 yr- 1300 kcals 10 yr- 2000 kcals (dependent on physical activity)
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Growth Appetites decrease at about 1 yr of age due to diminished growth most children grow 2 to 3 inches per year and gain 5 pounds Physicians will use growth charts to plot proper growth Sporadic eating
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Problem nutrients: Iron Vitamin A Zinc
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Fat Lower fat diets are O.K. after 2 yrs of age
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Meal Patterns Children need three meals per day Plus nutritious snacks
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Meal plan for 2 to 3 yrs:
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Minimum daily guide: 2-3 1 pint of milk or equivalent 2 oz iron containing protein or cereals 1 oz orange juice or fresh fruit 1 multivitamin (?)
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Tips for feeding 1-5 Let child control how much they eat Never feed child if they are capable of self-feeding (15 mo) Offer finger foods Limit milk to 16 oz Serve small portions of food consider multivitamins for picky/sporadic eaters
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What parents CAN do: Be a role model Use the food guide
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Unformatted text preview: pyramid ✔ Read labels ✔ PLAN to control fats and sweets ✔ Establish exercise patterns ✔ Control snacking ✔ Talk to child about healthy foods ✔ Make meal times pleasant Nutrition and Teenagers Growth: ✔ 10-13 yrs female growth spurt ✔ 12-15 yrs male growth spurt ✔ Teens tend to eat more during this time, food selection becomes important Eating habits of teens: ✔ SNACKS: provide up to 25% of daily food energy intake ✔ Restaurants- fast food is a lousy source of vitamin A ✔ Alcohol- many teens are introduced to ETOH Nutrient concerns: ✔ Iron: females may need supplementation, males who do not eat meat may have difficulty supplying adequate iron to support growth demands ✔ CALCIUM: growth and bone development. Many teens quit drinking milk Energy ✔ Extremely active males may have difficulty meeting energy needs. ✔ Females who have completed growth may have a tendency to consume excessive kcals....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HERS 205 taught by Professor J during the Spring '08 term at Winona.

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