SCI115_Wk5_Assignment-Brigitte Gonzalez.docx - SCI115 Week 5 Assignment Page 1 ` Worksheet Nutrition Through the Lifecycle Whos at Risk Assignment

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SCI115: Week 5 Assignment Page 1 ` Worksheet: Nutrition Through the Lifecycle: Who’s at Risk? Assignment Overview For this assignment, you will create a nutritional plan for a young, pregnant client named Anna. Teenage mothers-to-be during pregnancy require special nutritional care for themselves as well as the developing fetus. Using your textbook and the internet you will identify the risks of the teen as well as the risks of the infant’s development. You are required to include citations of your references. This assignment is intended to explore differences between macronutrient and micronutrient concepts and describe their physiological functioning. Additionally, you will apply human nutritional theories and relevant research to formulate nutritional assessments and describe nutritional requirements corresponding to stages in the life span. Assignment Details: Perform the following tasks: Complete the reading assignment and the interactive lesson before attempting this assignment. Please review this week’s readings & the Case Study located in Week 5 of your online course. Use your text and the Internet to complete the following: o You will provide Anna with information about her high risk pregnancy. In approximately 250 words, answer the following questions (use the Assignment Worksheet section on page 2 to provide your answers): Nutritionally, what is the cause for many low birth weight babies? Discuss.
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