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hca240_Wk 1_appendix_b - Axia College Material Appendix B...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Nutritional Needs Part A: Nutritional Needs by Age Group Directions: 1. Navigate to http://www.mypyramid.gov/mypyramid/index.aspx to open the My Pyramid Plan nutritional needs calculator. 2. Enter any age from 5 through 18 in the Age field. Record the age you entered where indicated in the Nutritional Needs Chart on the following page (under the Children heading). Return to the My Pyramid Plan calculator. 3. Select a Sex from the drop-down menu. Record your selection in the appropriate section of the Nutritional Needs Chart on the following page. Return to the calculator. 4. Leave Weight and Height blank. Select a level of Physical Activity from the drop-down menu and indicate your selection in the Nutritional Needs Chart on the following page. Return to the calculator and click Submit . 5. Adjust the colored bars in the Pyramid Plan Results column by re-sizing the right side of the bar to match the numbers generated by the My Pyramid Plan calculator: Click inside the bar to activate the adjustment box: Point the mouse over either open circle on the right side of the bar. When the mouse pointer turns into a double arrow, left-click, hold, and drag the box to the right or left until the desired amount is reached on the measurement scale. Do not change the height of each bar. Below is an example of a Pyramid Plan result: 8oz. grains, 3 c. vegetables, 2 c. fruit, 3 c. milk,
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