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Childhood 1 R.E. Turner & B. Langkamp-Henken, University of Florida, 2010. Topic: Nutrition During Childhood Objectives: After reading the assigned material and attending class, the student will be able to: 1. describe the impact of growth and development on the nutritional needs of children. 2. discuss how food habits develop during childhood and how parents can encourage healthy food behaviors. 3. identify nutritional concerns during childhood and potential interventions. Reading Assignment: Chapters 10, pages 303, 327-329, and online reading for growth charts refer to: http://fshn.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/RJHenken/www/Boys%202-20%20W&S.pdf http://fshn.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/RJHenken/www/Boys%202-20%20BMI.pdf http://fshn.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/RJHenken/www/Girls%202-20%20W&S.pdf http://fshn.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/RJHenken/www/Girls%202-20%20BMI.pdf Lecture Outline: I. Introduction II. Healthy People 2010 Objectives 1. Eliminate elevated blood lead levels 2. Reduce growth retardation among low-income children under age 5 years 3. Reduce the proportion of children who are overweight or obese 4. Reduce iron deficiency among young children 5. Improve food intake: less fat, saturated fat, sodium, more calcium 6. Increase the proportion of children whose intake of meals and snacks at schools contribute to good overall dietary quality 7. Reduce the proportion of children who have dental caries in primary or permanent teeth 8. Activity: increase the proportion of public and private schools that require daily physical activity; reduce television viewing; increase the proportion of trips made by walking or bicycle
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Childhood 2 R.E. Turner & B. Langkamp-Henken, University of Florida, 2010. III. Physical Development A. Growth patterns Age (years) Description Wt. increase Ht. increase Time frame 1 to 3 Toddler 0.23 kg (8 oz) 1 cm (0.4”) per month 3 to 5 Preschooler 2 kg (4.4#) 7 cm (2.75”) per year 5 to 10 School-age 3-3.5 kg (7#) 6 cm (2.5”) per year B. Growth charts Growth Charts: National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts 2-20 years; 5 th -95 th percentiles (available on HUN 3403 website): Boys Stature-for-age and Weight-for-age Boys BMI-for-age Girls Stature-for-age and Weight-for-age Girls BMI-for-age C. Deviations in growth 1. wasting 2. stunting 3. catch-up growth
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Childhood 3 R.E. Turner & B. Langkamp-Henken, University of Florida, 2010. D. Body composition E. Development of physiological systems 1. brain growth 2. digestive system 3. dentition 4. urinary system F. Feeding skills G. Food choices 1. appropriate for young children dry cereal (Cheerios, Kix) canned or well-cooked vegetables most breads and crackers most fruits (peeled) cooked/canned meats – cut in small pieces
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Childhood 4 R.E. Turner & B. Langkamp-Henken, University of Florida, 2010. 2.
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