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
On a BMI centile chart, what indicates overweight and obese?
Plot above 91st centile = overweight
Plot above 98th centile = obese