Adults Females Males• Caloric requirement of a • Caloric requirement of a male. female. • Protein• Protein • high amounts of calcium can• Calcium needs be harmful.• Needs for added iron. • Excess iron needs to be avoided.
Women during pregnancy• Extra need for nutrients• Increase in calories• Increases in vitamins and minerals• Giving birth to a healthy infant
Infants• Development and growth of an infant• The infant will need energy• Carbohydrates• Lactose
Teenagers• Extra nutrients, minerals • Extra nutrients, minerals and calcium is vital and calcium is vital• Calories needs every day • Calories needs every day is approximately 2,200 is approximately 2,500 and 2,800• approximately 15 grams of iron per day • Approximately 12 grams of iron per day,
Older adults• Many older adults do not eat the right foods.• Male need about 2,000 calories per day.• Females need about 1,600 calories per day.• Reduced absorption of certain nutrients
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