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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.” the Dietary Guidelines

  • 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 the Dietary Guidelines(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: the Dietary Guidelines

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


The elderly1
The Elderly: the Dietary Guidelines

  • 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 the Dietary Guidelines

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


The elderly3
The Elderly: the Dietary Guidelines

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


The elderly4
The Elderly: the Dietary Guidelines

  • Malnutrition is a concern.


The elderly5
The Elderly: the Dietary Guidelines

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


The elderly6
The Elderly: the Dietary Guidelines

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