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Nutrition Through the Life Cycle (...

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Judith E. Brown
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305628007
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Nutrition Through the Life Cycle (...

6th Edition
Judith E. Brown
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305628007

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Chapter 9, Problem 2RQ
Textbook Problem

What factors make nutritional requirements higher for an infant who was born at 28 weeks gestation?

  1. a. Preterm birth resulted in reduced body fat and nutrient reserves.
  2. b. Newborn reflexes persist and interfere with oral feeding.
  3. c. Frequent illness and infection increase nutrient needs.
  4. d. The immaturity of the gastrointestinal tract increases energy needs.

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