Nutrition Lecture April 9.docx

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Department
Nutrition Science & Dietetics
Course
NSD 225
Professor
Sarah Short
Semester
Spring

Description
Nutrition Lecture April 9, 2013 Adolescence Child Nutrition Higher death rate due to accidents (homicides, suicides) Growth spurt is different for different people (cannot compare) ­ Girls have growth spurt two years before boys ­ Girls have worse diets because they want to be slim/beautiful **Why aren’t they well fed: skip breakfast, eat poor snacks, and don’t want to  drink milk, afraid of becoming fat** Teenage pregnancy: no support can go to the WIC program ­ Eating at fast­food places is appealing because costs less money, tastes good ­ Sitting around and not at play – obesity  Anorexia ­ Very very thin ­ Afraid of becoming fat, overweight even though they are skin and bone ­ Weight loss, distorted body image ­ “Fat bones” Bulimia ­ More weight on them Differences ­ Both may fast, eat secretly then throw up, can be normal weight, bulimics can be  overweight, usually anorexics aren’t, anorexia of exercise ­ Bulimics think vomiting is a way to prevent weight gain ­ Bulimics are clocked in to eat 20 000 calories a day ­ Eating disorders should NOT be treated by amateurs, need professionals, a team,  physicians ­ B may steal for food ­ Syrup of ipecac (causes you to throw up, can cause cardiac problems) B will take ­ Can tell B by looking at their hand, dental calluses on hand ­ Increase food slowly, so afraid of becoming fat ­ Vitamin/mineral supplements, reduce caffeine  Geriatrics ­ No potions/supplements that will keep you young (just a waste of money) ­ Ladies live five years longer than men ­ More people in US surviving to old age, it’s not because of diet ­ **Energy needs decrease with age because basil metabolic r
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