Stages Of A Good Nutrition Helps Adults Enjoy An Active Lifestyle

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According to the dictionary a lifecycle is the span of a human life, which consists of different stages, including pregnancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age. Some of those stages are subdivided on different segments; for example during adulthood people go through Early Adulthood, Midlife, and Later Adulthood. All of them need the same basic nutrients, but each one has different challenges and possible deficiencies. Although the basic nutrients are the same; the amounts of nutrients needed differ based on different factors such as physical activity, body size, gender, illness, and medication use.
Adulthood is a period of optimum mental functioning when the capacities intellectual, emotional, and social are achieved. During this stage a good nutrition helps to adults enjoy an active lifestyle. For most people, this is the time when their bodies are in the best condition. The body of an adult does not need to devote its energy and resources to support the rapid growth and development that characterizes youth. However, the choices made during those formative years can have a lasting impact. Change bad habits or maintain healthy habits are important ways to lower your risk for cancer, diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis and hypertension.
Early Adulthood: defines individuals between the ages of twenty to the thirties, who becoming independent, are typically vibrant, active and healthy, and are focused on friendships, romance, career, and child bearing.
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