HCA240 Week 1-Appendix B - Nutrition and the Food Pyramid

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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:
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2011 for the course HCA240 COU HCA240 Cou taught by Professor Hca240coursesyllabus during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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