Chapter 5 Land and Its Resources

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Chapter 5 Land and Its Resources

  1. 1. Growth Definition Measuring Growth Nutrition for a Children Curve and the Rate of Growth
  2. 2. Growth Is the increase in body size Is the increase of number of cells Is the increase of weight The growth process is irreversible and permanent Consumption of Food provides energy and the building blocks needed for Growth
  3. 3. Increase in Height and Weight
  4. 4. Human Growth Physical Changes Mental Changes Social Changes Spiritual Changes
  5. 5. Characteristic of Growth Height = taller Weight = heavier
  6. 6. Growth Curve Represent the growth rate of human in different stages
  7. 7. Growth Curve
  8. 8. 5 Stages of Human Growth Infancy: grows very quickly Childhood: slow growth Adolescence: grows very quickly Adulthood: minimal growth Old Age: negative growth
  9. 9. Growth Curve of Boys and Girls At 4 years old, a boy will have a faster growth rate than a girl Girls reach puberty at 12 and grow faster than boys who reach puberty at 14
  10. 10. Growth Curve of the Boys and Girls
  11. 11. Nutrition of a Children Nutritious foods and Healthy Diet is needed for healthy growth of children
  12. 12. Important Minerals and Vitamin for ChildrenMineral Sources Uses DeficiencyIron Liver, Meat, Build Anaemia Vegetables hemoglobinCalcium Cheese, eggs, Builds strong Rickets milk teeth and bones, help blood clottingVitamin C Citrus food, Maintain healthy Scurvy Guava, Green skin and gums, vegetables heal wounds quicklyVitamin D Eggs, Butter, Help in the Rickets Milk, Fish absorption of Calcium and phosphorus, form strong teeth and bones
  13. 13. Important food Classes for ChildrenNutrients FunctionCarbohydrates Give energyFibre Prevent constipationProteins Build new cellsOils and Fats Keep body warm, provide energy when needed

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