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1

decision making states (2)

hot state
cold state

2

hot state decisions are

impulsive: convenience of food, taste, smell, time, emotion

3

cold state emotions

deliberate and thoughtful: price of food, nutrition value

4

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

5

what BMI percentile is considered normal? over wieght? obese?

under 85%ile
Overweight: 85-95%ile
Obese: >95%ile

6

what is the most common single nutrient (micro) deficiency in the US?

Iron

7

what are some symptoms of iron-deficiency? 4

impaired body temp regulation, decreased immune fxn, Pica (eating clay, ice, starch), koilonychia (spoon shaped nails)

8

Which age group requires the most fat/kg?

infants.

9

which age group requires the least kcal/kg?

elderly

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