4.02Q Weight Management. To regulate and maintain a healthy weight: Balance calories ingested with calories used. Prevent gradual weight gain over time. Decrease food and beverage calories Increase physical activity. Those who might need to loose weight . Key recommendations.
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4.02Q Weight Management To regulate and maintain a healthy weight: • Balance calories ingested with calories used. • Prevent gradual weight gain over time. • Decrease food and beverage calories • Increase physical activity 4.02Q Weight Management
Those who might need to loose weight Key recommendations • To lose weight • Decrease calories • Maintain adequate nutrient intake • Increase physical activity • Aim for slow weight loss vs. rapid weight loss. One will keep the weight off longer if weight is a slower process. 4.02Q Weight Management
Specific populations • Overweight children • Pregnant women • Breastfeeding women • Overweight adults • Overweight children with chronic diseases 4.02Q Weight Management
Specific populations Key recommendations • Overweight children • Children should “grow into” their weight rather than limiting food. • Maintain growth and development. • Consult a health care provider before putting a child on a weight loss diet. 4.02Q Weight Management
Pregnant Women Key recommendations • Pregnant women • Appropriate weight gain • Breastfeeding women • Moderate weight loss is safe • Doesn’t compromise weight gain of infant 4.02Q Weight Management
Overweight adultsand children with chronic diseases Key recommendations • Always consult a health care provider to insure management of other health conditions. 4.02Q Weight Management