Pediatric & Geriatric Nutrition

Pediatric nutrition means study of nutrition related to pediatrics and maintenance of well-balanced diet possessing essential nutrients and adequate calories intake to promote growth and sustain physiological activities at the various stages of child's development. Nutritional needs and requirements vary with age, activity levels and environmental conditions. They are related to the growth rate. In prenatal period growth depends on maternal nutrition. During infant stage, need for calories in the form of protein, is greater due to increase in height and weight.

Geriatric nutrition means the study of principles of nutrition to the delayed effect of aging and disease, management of physical, psychological and psychosocial changes that are commonly associated by growing old.

 

  • Potential allergens
  • Foodborne illness
  • Infant food safety
  • Malnutrition in children
  • Nutrient Profiling related to age factor

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