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Nutrition A Slides 04.11

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Unformatted text preview: in more vigorous activity (running, sports, etc): 6. Check the category that best describes your usual overall daily activity level. Inactive: Sitting most of the day, with less than 2 hours moving about slowly or standing. ______ Average: Sitting most of the day, walking or standing 2-4 hours each day, but not engaging in strenuous activity. ______ Active: physical Physically active 4 or more hours each day. Little sitting or standing, engaging in some strenuous activities. 7. ______ Identify 2-3 specific ways to boost or maintain an average to active activity level and/or increase consistency of regular daily exercise for college students residing on campus. Oxygen • Oxygen is required to convert fat into energy • Activities of low-to-moderate intensity are “aerobic” or “oxygen requiring” • Fat-burning, oxygen-requiring exercises are the type used to increase aerobic fitness • Jogging, long-distance running, swimming, and aerobic dance are all aerobic activities Fuel Required • High-intensity, short-duration activities like sprinting down the block to catch a bus are fueled primarily by glucose • Glucose for intense activities comes from glycogen • Glycogen is stored in muscles and liver, and are rapidly converted to glucose when needed ©2007 Thomson Higher Education Feeding Young Children Feeding Challenges Sedentary lifestyles Sedentary & reduced energy requirements requirements Overeating Obesity Early childhood feeding can affect school Early performance, adult intelligence, bone strength, height, risk of disease... strength, Nutrition During Childhood Nutrition Physical and mental development proceed Physical from infancy through adolescence from – Formative years lay foundation for rest of life Growth fluctuations during childhood – Deceleration in growth during childhood Deceleration – Varying hunger levels that reflect Varying physiological need physiological Nutrition During Childhood Nutrition Feeding Relationship/Division of Responsibility – Adults are responsible for what and when Adu...
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