Learning Outcomes for Study Session 3

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

3.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 3.1 and 3.4)

3.2  Describe the food needs of pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. (SAQs 3.1 and 3.2)

3.3  Describe the nutrient requirements during infancy and childhood. (SAQs 3.2 and 3.3)

3.4  Describe the nutritional requirements of adolescents and adults. (SAQ 3.4)

3.5  Describe the nutrient needs of older people. (SAQ 3.3)

Session 3  Nutritional Requirements Throughout the Lifecycle

3.1  Why it is important to know nutritional requirements