Distribution of Weight Gain
Pounds Gained During
e of normal weight before their pregnancy should aim for a weight gain in the B to C rang
erweight females should gain in the A to B range (28 to 40 lb). Females who are over weig
Other common name(s): antioxidants, flavonoids, flavones, isoflavones, catechins,
anthocyanidins, isothiocyanates, carotenoids, allyl sulfides, polyphenols
Scientific/medical name(s): various names
The term "phytochemicals" refe
Nutrition in the Adult Years
Setting the Stage
Focus in these years is:
- Assisting adults in achieving and maintaining a state of positive
- Making lifestyle choices to achieve the goals outlined in HP 2020
DRI is umbrella for choices
2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
The DGA provides advice for making food choices that promote good health, a healthy weight and help
prevent disease for healthy Americans ages 2 and over.
They are important because they: provide scientific
The digestive system
The gastrointestinal tract is a flexible muscular
tube that prepares nutrients for absorption
Food enters the mouth where it is reduced to a
Adult Nutrition Study Questions
What is the focus of adult nutrition?
List the DRIs for the macronutrients recommended for adults (< age 70).
How many American adults claim to know how they should eat but have reason why they do not?