Life Cycle nutrients
By: Raven Brady
Pregnant and Lactating
A Sample Meals is: Salad's, Fruits, and Fruit Salads.
Calorie Needs: During the third trimester you need about a extra 500 calories per day.
Infancy and early Childhood
Infants need formula or breast fed when first born. Children can began eating solid foods when they are between four or six months.
Infants need Iron because they want be able to eat anything with iron when first born.
Meals: Food with bright colors like, finger foods and small portions appeal to them. Fruits and vegetables will catch their attention.
2 cups of milk is recommended. The preschoolers will make up for food they may have not ate when they were hungry.
School aged Children
meal: vegetables, fruits, cheese, yogurt, and peanut butter are good meals for school aged children to eat.
School aged children need calcium to help them grow and they need the right amount of nutrients and vitamins but not more then neede.
Meals: Turkey, yogurt, fruit, vegetable, and cheese.
From 14-18 teenage girls need 2,400 calories and teenage boys need 3,200 calories.
Adults and elders
meal: Bread, fruits, vegetables, and milk.
men 51 years of age are about 2,800 calories. Women 51 years of age 2,200 calories.