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1

What contributes to excess protein intake above the reference nutrient intake (RNI) in children in the first two years of life?

Formula milk
Commercial weaning products

2

List common dietary sources of vitamin A

Cheese
Egg
Yoghurt

3

List common dietary sources of vitamin C

Oranges
Blackcurrant
Potatoes

4

List the main sources of vitamin D

Sunlight
Oily fish
Egg

5

Intake of vitamin A, C and D is above the RNI for children in Scotland. True/False?

False
Intake of vitamin D is below the RNI

6

With regards to vitamin supplements, what is recommended for children?

From 6 months, all children consuming less than 500 ml/day of formula should take A, C and D supplements

7

Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for how many months?

First 6 months of an infant's life

8

What is infant formula?

Modified cow's milk with whey/casein

9

When can full-fat unmodified milk be introduced to a child?

From 12 months
N.B. no semi-skimmed before 2 years, no skimmed before 5 years

10

On a BMI centile chart, what indicates overweight and obese?

Plot above 91st centile = overweight
Plot above 98th centile = obese