Nutrition During Adolescence


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How much carbohydrates should adolescents consume daily?

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1. How many calories per day do teenage girls need?

2. Adequate nutrition during adolescence is important for helping prevent which adult diet-related chronic disease?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauge your knowledge of adolescents' nutritional needs with the quiz and worksheet. The quiz will test you on areas such as the amount of protein teenagers should consume, and the caloric intake teenage boys need.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will evaluate you on:

  • Caloric intake for teenage girls
  • The recommended amount of calories teenage boys need daily
  • The amount of carbohydrates teenagers should eat
  • The target amount of protein teenagers should consume
  • What proper nutrition can prevent

Skills Practiced

You can practice these skills with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding adolescents' nutrition and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what proper nutrition can do for health and disease prevention
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the recommended caloric intake for teenage girls

Additional Learning

To understand information related to nutrition, view the short lesson called Nutrition During Adolescence. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Identify the necessary nutrition requirements for adolescents
  • Recall what iron-deficiency anemia is
  • Learn about the importance of calcium
  • Understand the dietary recommendations for adolescents such as 2 cups of fruits daily