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Running head: PROTEIN ARTICLE 1 Protein Article Artina Houston SCI/241 July 28,2011 Dr. Eichmann, RD
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PROTEIN ARTICLE 2 Protein Article The article I read and that was so informative to me was How much protein does your toddler need? By Linda D. Piette. This article discusses how crucial proteins are during the of a toddler’s life. As a toddler grows older or by the time a toddler reaches one they develop a need for protein is about 16 grams per day. This need for a toddler having 16 grams per day will last until the child reaches the age of three. Now if the child weights more or less than the normal size for his/her age then adjust the grams by their body size. Now for us adults, we need about 0.6-0.8 grams of protein for every 2.2 pounds of body weight. Like most kids, we find it hard to make them sit down and eat. So this is where milk, peanut butter, and even cheese can help balance proteins out. Most children don’t receive the recommend amount of protein, kids that have vegetarian parents or kids that don’t have way
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