Saturday , 20 July 2024

Nutritional Needs for Adults-for proper growth, as well as to maintain health and prevent diseases

Govind shukla*,M. Sarika, D Saritha, C.J sampath kumar
LACTONOVA INDIA, (An Indian MNC Pharma Group) Makers of NUTRAL-P/NUTRAL-D powder,
Hyderabad, A.P, India
*E-mail: [email protected],

The science of nutrition is dedicated to learning about foods that the human body requires at different stages of life in order to meet the nutritional needs for proper growth, as well as to maintain health and prevent disease. A baby is born with a very high requirement for energy and nutrient intake per unit of body weight to provide for rapid growth. The rate of growth is the highest during the first year and declines slowly after the age of two, with a corresponding decrease in nutrient and energy requirements. During puberty, however, nutritional requirements increase sharply until this period of fast growth is completed. Adulthood begins at about the age of fourteen or fifteen for girls, and eighteen or nineteen for boys. An adult individual needs to balance energy intake with his or her level of physical activity to avoid storing excess body fat. Dietary practices and food choices are related to wellness and affect health, fitness, weight management and the prevention of chronic diseases such as osteoporosis, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and diabetes .the present Article Reviews the role of balanced Nutrition for Adults.

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