Nutritional Requirements For Children Aged

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There are a wide variety of nutritional requirements for children aged 8-11 years old, for a child to remain healthy they must consume nutritious foods from each of the five food groups these being breads, cereals and pasta, Vegetables and fruits, Dairy, Meat and poultry and fats and oils group. The groups that children need to consume most of is the groups that contain more colour like vegetables, fruits and many more. Children aged 8-11 must partake in physical activity to maintain a healthy weight. The RDI (recommended daily intake) of the nutritional requirements are of the following: Males Females Vitamin A 500 500 Thiamin 0.9 0.8 Riboflavin 1.4 1.3 Niacin 15 15 Vitamin B6 1.1 – 1.6 1.0 – 1.5 Total folate 150 150…show more content…
It can be linked to an allergic reaction or hypersensitivity Can be prevented by doing the right physical activity for example swimming Obesity Is where an individual is largely overweight Obesity can also be prevented by staying active, making good food choices and focusing on portion sizes Anorexia Nervosa Is the lack of a fully nutritious diet, Anorexia Nervosa is also a medical condition There are no known ways to prevent Anorexia Nervosa, only knowing the early signs and getting early treatment Bulimia Is an emotional eating disorder where there are periods of overeating and throwing up to lose weight Again Bulimia has no known ways of prevention, just knowing early signs and start treatment if signs progress Allergies/ intolerances A food allergy is a reaction that occurs soon after eating a certain food and a food intolerance is something that causes a harmful reaction Allergies
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