4.Diet_for_Lactation_BB_.ppt

4.Diet_for_Lactation_BB_.ppt - Nutrient Requirements of...

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Nutrient Requirements of Lactation Requirements for most increased compared to the non- pregnant state Requirements for many increased compared to pregnancy Requirements related volume of milk produced Macronutrient Recommendations set for 0 - 6 months 6 – 12 months Micronutrient recommendations set for < 18 yrs > 18 yrs Diet of many lactating women fail to meet recommendations Lactation is high priority physiological process Nutritional well being of the women may be affected
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Energy Energy content of breast milk approximately 70 kcal/100 ml Milk secretion ~ 750 mls/day Energy expenditure/day 7.5 X 70 ~ 525 kcal 80% Efficiency of energy utilization ~650 kcal/day required Maternal fat stores provide some energy RDA for energy +330 kcal/day for 1 st 6 months
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Energy Milk production 600 mls/day in the second 6 months Assuming 80% efficiency RDA for energy for second 6 months of lactation ~525 kcal Fat stores usually exhausted at this stage
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2010 for the course HUEC 3012 taught by Professor Chanmugam during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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