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Nutrition For Childhood 1. Between Age 1 and 2 – body changes (more muscle & bone mass); appetite decreases as growth slows; switch to table food; still need 3 c. whole milk. 2. Children – appetites erratic, but energy intakes consistent; accumulating stores of nutrients for growth; gravitate toward sugar; nutrient deficiencies and obesity can result; need to eat every 4-6
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Unformatted text preview: hours to maintain blood glucose; new foods should be introduced one at a time at beginning of meals. 3. Teen Years – body composition changes; iron and calcium are two key nutrients that are often lacking; bones going through crucial growth; snacks make up one-fourth of daily kcals., so focus on healthy choices....
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