sci checkpoint week 4 - Common sense tells us that...

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Common sense tells us that nutrition needs to change from infancy to adulthood. The needs for smaller children are quite different of those for adults. Children of course we know they have small stomachs and they eat more frequent meals but in smaller amounts. We need to ensure these meals are allowing them to meet the nutrients needed. With this being the case minerals and vitamins are just not required. As adults we need to ensure that children are obtaining foods from all food groups. The foods that should be shied away from are things such as fats, sodium, and of course sugars. “A children's Food Guide Pyramid has been created to Once a child gets to the toddler age the need for fat tends to get smaller. It decreases from 55% to 30 or 40%. At the toddler stage the children need to consume about 5 ½ cups of fluids on a daily basis. This need of course increases when their activity levels are higher or
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