Flashcards in Nutrition Deck (10)
What contributes to excess protein intake above the reference nutrient intake (RNI) in children in the first two years of life?
Commercial weaning products
List common dietary sources of vitamin A
List common dietary sources of vitamin C
List the main sources of vitamin D
Intake of vitamin A, C and D is above the RNI for children in Scotland. True/False?
Intake of vitamin D is below the RNI
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
Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for how many months?
First 6 months of an infant's life
What is infant formula?
Modified cow's milk with whey/casein
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