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Unformatted text preview: Lifespan Nutrition Needs Presentation Presentation By: Jose L. Gonzalez Nutritional Needs as Infants Nutritional For Women: More calories per pound More than any other time of life. than 55% of energy comes 55% from fat for the first 6 months. months. Exclusively breast-fed Exclusively infants do not require additional water. additional For Men: More calories per pound More than any other time of life. than 55% of energy comes 55% from fat for the first 6 months. months. Exclusively breast-fed Exclusively infants do not require additional water. additional Nutritional Needs as Teenagers Nutritional For Women: More fruit, nuts, and dried More fruits. fruits. Foods high in fat Foods (saturated fats) should only be eaten in small amounts or less often. amounts Meat and milk is Meat important. important. For Men: More fruit, nuts, and dried fruits. Foods high in fat (saturated fats) should only be eaten in small amounts or less often. Meat and milk is important. Nutritional Needs as Adults Nutritional For Women: Balance physical activity Balance with food intakes. with Foods consumed must be Foods highly nutritious. highly Physical activity is Physical essential to good health. essential Should have a constant Should or increased intake of calcium and adequate vitamin D vitamin For Men: Balance physical activity with food intakes. Foods consumed must be highly nutritious. Physical activity is essential to good health. Nutritional Needs During Pregnancy Pregnancy 1. 2. 3. 4. Recommended water intake increases to 8-10 glasses Recommended of water a day. of This is the time that paying attention to the food groups This increase to ensure not only your health but, the babies health as well. health Additional daily nutrient amounts increase: Calories 300 more Protein 60 mg more Calcium 1200mg more Iron 30mg more Nutritional Needs as Older Adults Nutritional For Women: Less calorie intakes Less required. required. Nutrient amount should Nutrient increase. increase. Calcium becomes more Calcium and more important the older we become. older For Men: Less calorie intakes required. Nutrient amount should increase. Calcium becomes more and more important the older we become. Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle Nutrition Well balanced diet at all points of life Performing daily physical activity. Limiting the amounts of fatty foods we consume. Regularly balancing calorie intakes with physical Regularly activities. Monitor our intake and activity levels as we age. ...
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