Foods and Nutrition 1021 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Vomiting, Caffeine, Zucchini

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Chapter 14: child, teen, and older adults (part 1) Nutrient needs throughout life: nutrie(cid:374)t (cid:374)eeds change throughout life into old age, depending on the rate of growth, gender, activities, etc. Nutrient needs vary from individual to individual. Growth increases demand for all nutrients per lb bw: nutrie(cid:374)t deficiencies during growth often having far--reaching effects on physical and mental development. Early and middle childhood: the toddler needs proper nutrition to support growth and activity level. Accumulation of a larger mass, greater density of bone, muscle tissue, & refinement of ns coordination. Rapid mental advances: good nutrition is critical to normal brain development: i(cid:374)(cid:272)rease in (cid:862)adult foods(cid:863, milk remains a central source of ca, pro, & other nutrients. Feeding a healthy young child: e(cid:374)erg(cid:455) & protein. Provides safe & appropriate goals for diets of healthy children 2 yrs & older. Nutrient deficiencies during growth often have far--reaching effects on physical and mental development.

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