Flashcards in Chapter 17 Deck (53)
Females can expect to reach their adult height at about the age of
True or False: If infants or young children do not feel a sense of security in their environment, they are at greater risk for failure to thrive
Which statement is true about the development of healthful eating habits, regular physical activity, and the life span?
Establishing healthful eating habits and regular physical activity at a young age will most likely carry over into adulthood
True or False: It is not easy for infants to become dehydrated due to the massive amount of formula or human milk they consume per kilogram body weight
How long does an infant need to breastfeed to get the calories in the fat rich hind milk?
What is the major advantage of breastfeeding over formula feeding with regard to long-term health?
Breastfeeding provides increased immunity or immune protection
Which of the following sugars is synthesized in the mother's breast?
What type of formula is available for infants who cannot tolerate lactose or proteins in cow milk-based infant formula?
soy-based infant formula
Which is more expensive?
In the early months of life the tongue thrusts outward when touched or depressed due to?
the extrusion reflex
At what pace do experts recommend adding new foods to a baby's diet?
1 at a time
In infants that develop gastroesophageal reflux, this condition will usually resolve itself by the age of
12 months old
Which is a good practice to help prevent ear infections in infants?
not allowing a child to take a bottle to bed
If baby formula is fed and the baby is suffering from colic, the formula may need to be changed to a
Which of the following are symptoms of colic?
*crying episodes lasting 3 or more hours
How many proteins does cow milk contain that may cause allergic reactions in infants?
A result of diarrhea in infants is
True or false: Infants should not be allowed to sleep with a bottle because this may lead to bottle tooth decay.
__________-weight children have a built-in feeding mechanism that regulates food intake to match their intake needs
True or false: It is important for parents to demonstrate healthful eating behaviors for their teens because this is the time in which attitudes begin to develop toward food and eating.
A child that consumes too little fiber, too little water and does not respond promptly to the urges to defecate may suffer with bouts of
Which of the following diet-related causes have been proposed to cause hyperactivity?
*consumption of large amounts of sugars
Which health condition is generally thought of as an adult condition?
type 2 diabetes
Which of the following statements are true about typical teenager eating patterns?
* do not eat enough vegetables
*they have the poorest nutrient intake of any other life stage
Choose the strategies that are most likely to help motivate teenagers to eat healthier
*for girls, emphasize weight management
*for boys, emphasize muscular development
Female teens who restrict their calories are at risk for developing
Which of the following vitamins can be prescribed to treat severe cases of acne?
What are some reasons why obesity and type 2 diabetes are on the rise among children and teenagers?
children spend more time watching tv, playing video games, and consuming more sugared beverages than in the past
Which of the following are possible complications for a female who becomes pregnant within 2 years of menarche?