Executive Summary.Team D

Executive Summary.Team D - Executive Summary We will...

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Executive Summary We will discuss the importance of proper and balanced nutritional needs of the school age stage of life. We will analyze 5-12 years old, and how nutrition and exercise affects the development and growth of this stage of life could determine the outcome of the development and growth of the next stage of life. As children get older they become more independent and begin to develop their personality and that is a welcome contrast to the constant demands of a preschooler. In the early years of school age, children should be on their way to establishing healthy eating habits and regular physical activity to maintain a healthy weight. “A normal school-age child will gain about 7 pounds a year, and his or her height will increase by approximately 2.5 inches a year” Nutrition and Your Stage of Life, (2011). As they approach their teen years, boys and girls will have distinctly different growth patterns. “Puberty generally begins about age 10 in girls and age 12 in boys and normally lasts for 2 to 3 years”
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