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Objectives:. Identify the changing nutritional needs across the life cycle. Adult Nutritional Facts:. Adults Metabolism slows down; generally total food intake needs to be reduced. Exercise is an important component to balancing food intake and output.

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Objectives

Objectives:

  • Identify the changing nutritional needs across the life cycle.


Adult nutritional facts

Adult Nutritional Facts:

  • Adults

  • Metabolism slows down; generally total food intake needs to be reduced.

  • Exercise is an important component to balancing food intake and output.

  • Sedentary lifestyle creates a greater need for daily exercise.


Decisions decisions making choices we can live with

Decisions, Decisions: Making Choices We Can Live With

  • The fact is that Americans have choices—lots of choices. A healthy lifestyle is not defined solely by the food on—or not on—one’s plate. Meals with friends and family, enjoying traditional foods, sampling the cuisines of other cultures, and incorporating physical activity into a regular routine are all part of a healthful way of life.

http://ific.org/nutrition/adult/index.cfm


Objectives

  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans

  • Adequate Nutrients Within Calorie Needs

  • Weight Management

  • Physical Activity

  • Food Groups to Encourage

  • Fats

  • Carbohydrates

  • Sodium and Potassium

  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Food Safety


Nutrition labeling and the food guide pyramid reflecting the dietary guidelines

Nutrition Labeling and The Food Guide Pyramid: Reflecting the Dietary Guidelines

  • It’s All About You: Relating the Dietary Guidelines to American Life

  • Be Realistic: Make small changes over time in what you eat and the level of activity you do. After all, small steps work better than giant leaps.

  • Be Adventurous: Expand your tastes to enjoy a variety of foods.

  • Be Flexible: Go ahead and balance what you eat and the physical activity you do over several days. No need to worry about just one meal or one day.

  • Be Sensible: Enjoy all foods, just don’t overdo it.

  • Be Active: Walk the dog, don’t just watch the dog walk.


Feel better today stay healthy for tomorrow

“Feel better today. Stay healthy for tomorrow.”

  • Make smart choices from every food group.

  • Find your balance between food and physical activity.

  • Get the most nutrition out of your calories.


Review statements answer each question as a complete sentence

REVIEW STATEMENTS(Answer each question as a complete sentence)

  • During adulthood, what happens to metabolism?

  • What is an important component to balancing intake and output?

  • Why do adults have a greater need for daily exercise?


The elderly

The Elderly:

  • Aging adults have less sensitive taste buds. Also, they are less sensitive to smells.


The elderly1

The Elderly:

  • Because they are less active, the need (1) less fat, sodium, and calories in their diet and (2) more nutrient dense foods. Some form of daily exercise is still important.


The elderly2

The Elderly

  • Various physical and mental challenges may limit ability to purchase and prepare food.


The elderly3

The Elderly:

  • Elderly who live alone have a harder time eating a variety of nutritious food.


The elderly4

The Elderly:

  • Malnutrition is a concern.


The elderly5

The Elderly:

  • Many health concerns and diseases incident to aging affects eating habits and food choices.


The elderly6

The Elderly:

  • Food assistance programs are available to help feed the elderly.


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