Flashcards in Week 4 Nutrition Across the Lifespan Lecture Deck (9)
decision making states (2)
hot state decisions are
impulsive: convenience of food, taste, smell, time, emotion
cold state emotions
deliberate and thoughtful: price of food, nutrition value
compare the appearance of a child with kwashiorkor with one that has marasmus
Kwashiorkor: big belly (more severe condition)
Marasmus: very thin, loss of lean muscle
what BMI percentile is considered normal? over wieght? obese?
what is the most common single nutrient (micro) deficiency in the US?
what are some symptoms of iron-deficiency? 4
impaired body temp regulation, decreased immune fxn, Pica (eating clay, ice, starch), koilonychia (spoon shaped nails)
Which age group requires the most fat/kg?