Nutritious Life Cycle
Stay Healthy In Every Age
Infancy / Early Childhood
Nutrition in Infancy and Early Childhood:
Infants and preschool children need good nutrition to grow and develop normally.
Nutritional Needs of Preschool Children:A diet consisting of foods from the Food Guide Pyramid should supply sufficient nutrients. Nutrient needs vary from child to child, depending on growth and activity.
Nutritional Needs of School- age Children:
The school-age child should eat foods from all the food groups. Children ages nine and over need a third serving from milk group everyday.
Nutrition Needs:Snacks often count for one-fourth of a teens total daily calorie intake. Fresh fruits and vegetables, low-fat cheese and yogurt, and sandwiches make nutritious snacks.
Adults / Elderly
Nutrition in Adulthood:
Energy needs decrease, as people become older. Adults who live active lives require more calories and adults often have jobs.