Infants - They often contain high amounts of fats and...

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Infants At this age, the best and only food for your little one should be mother's milk, formula, or a combination of the two. Each baby should be allowed to determine for himself just how
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Teenagers Teenagers need lots of calories to support rapid growth. Girls need approximately 2200 calories, while boys need 2500-2900 calories. Many teens consume too
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adults As adults, nutrition still promotes health and reduces risk of disease. Studies have shown that Americans have gained weight largely because they eat too much
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The End!!!!! Americans are eating out more than ever and are buying foods in the grocery store that are prepackaged. It is more difficult to judge the nutrients and calories in many of these foods and in general, fresh foods are healthier than those that are packaged. Highly processed foods do not contain significant amounts of essential minerals.
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Unformatted text preview: They often contain high amounts of fats and sugar, as well as artificial preservatives and other additives. Many restaurants, including fast food restaurants, are trying to offer healthier selections. The USDA offers tips for eating out to help people stay within their healthy pyramid servings and portions. • References: http://www.ask.com/health/galecontent/prenatal-nutrition?o=0&l=dir http://www.ivillage.com/babies-nutritional-guidelines-babies/6-a-127621 Women during pregnancy • Proper prenatal nutrition helps ensure a healthy start for a new baby and promotes the mother's well-being during and after pregnancy. Nutrient needs during pregnancy Older adults • People over age 50. Guidelines recommend consuming vitamin B12 in fortified foods or supplements. -Women of childbearing age. If a woman many...
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2012 for the course HEALTHCARE 240 taught by Professor Myles during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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