3 Nutrition for a Lifetime Life span refers to the five stages of development.life spanAll the stages of growth anddevelopment throughout life, from before birth to old age.
4 Prenatal PeriodGood nutrition is the most important requirement of pregnancy to ensure a healthy baby.What are some reasons it is important for pregnant mothers to include fat in their diet?4
5 MyPyramid for Moms gives recommendations for pregnant and breast-feeding women.
6 MyPyramid for MomsThis nutrition plan is for a 30-year-old woman who weighs 140 pounds.6
7 Infancy Infancy is the most rapid growth period of life. Breast milk is the best choice for most newborns.
8 Infancy Formula also provides proper nutrients. Helpful if mother cannot produce milk or is taking medication.Some babies have difficulty digesting breast milk.
9 ChildhoodSmall servings and snacks are best for children because they have small stomachs.Caregivers of small children need to urge good eating habits.
10 Adolescence Adolescence is the second most rapid growth period of life.Calories and nutrient needs increase during adolescence when growth spurts occur.
11 Adulthood Adults need the same nutrients as they age. Adults need fewer calories because they are usually less active.What is the best way to get more nutrients while consuming fewer calories?
12 AdulthoodThe aging body may begin to use some vitamins less efficiently.Thirst signals also decline as we age.
13 Chapter SummaryThere are five stages to the human life span, and each brings its own growth and nutrition needs.Pregnant women should use MyPyramid for Moms to promote good nutrition during the prenatal period.To provide nutrition during infancy, caregivers can breastfeed or bottle-feed infants before transitioning them to solid foods.
14 Chapter SummaryThere are several ways to encourage good eating habits in children.Adolescents have an increased need for almost all nutrients.Good nutrition helps teen athletes perform optimally.It also promotes wellness and disease prevention in adulthood.
15 ReviewDo you remember the vocabulary terms from this chapter? Use the following slides to check your knowledge of the definitions.The slides in this section include both English and Spanish terms and definitions.Start
16 life spanvidaAll the stages of growth and development throughout life, from before birth to old age.Todas las etapas de crecimiento y desarrollo a lo largo de la vida desde antes del nacimiento hasta la tercera edad.Show Definition
17 An unborn baby from the age of eight weeks to birth. fetusfetoAn unborn baby from the age of eight weeks to birth.Un bebe entre las ocho semanas y el nacimiento.Show Definition
18 obstetrician obstetra A physician who specializes in the care of women during pregnancy and childbirth.Un médico que se especializa en el cuidado de la mujer durante el embarazo y el nacimiento.Show Definition
19 A condition in which bones become fragile and break easily. osteoporosisosteoporosisA condition in which bones become fragile and break easily.Una condición en la que los huesos se vuelve frágiles y se rompen fácilmente.Show Definition
20 colostrum calostro A thick, yellowish fluid that a mother produces for aboutthree days after birth and that is rich innutrients and antibodies.Líquido amarillento y grueso que la madre produce durante los primeros tres días del nacimiento y que es rico en nutrientes y anticuerpos.Show Definition
21 Breast milk production. La producción de leche materna. lactationlactanciaBreast milk production.La producción de leche materna.Show Definition
22 A physician who cares for infants and children. pediatricianpediatraA physician who cares for infants and children.Un médico que trata bebés y niños.Show Definition
23 The influence of people in your age group. peer pressurepresión de grupoThe influence of people in your age group.La influencia que ejerce la gente de tú edad.Show Definition