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IV. Life Stages

Basal Energy Expenditure     Changes with age Changes with age: Infancy Changes with age: Years of growth Changes with age: Adolescence Changes with age: Pregnancy and Lactation Changes with age: Old Age     Previous Page Next Page

Changes with age

Nutritional needs and concerns vary greatly at different stages of life. Although it may not be surprising that infant nutrition and adult nutrition are vastly different, nutritional needs also change during the course of adulthood. Here we will briefly overview some of these concerns. Selected issues will be revisited in more detail in other sections of the course.

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