Nutrition Needs During Adulthood


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How many calories per day do adult women need?

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1. The focus of adult nutrition should be on?

2. How many calories per day do adult men need?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The nutritional needs of adults are usually different from children, and this worksheet/quiz duo will determine what you know about the specific nutritional needs of adults. Some questions in the quiz ask about caloric requirements for men and women.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the quiz, you will be tested on the:

  • Daily calorie recommendations for adult men and women
  • Goal of adult nutrition
  • Intake of saturated fat
  • Foods that adults should monitor to avoid overconsumption

Skills Practiced

Complete this quiz and worksheet to analyze your use of these important skill sets:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the nutritional needs of adults from the related lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts about adult nutrition to examine information about calorie intake in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the recommended goals of adult nutrition and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about saturated fat

Additional Learning

Want to explore and learn more? Then view the related lesson entitled Nutrition Needs During Adulthood. Key objectives found within the lesson include:

  • Relate the age range in which people are considered adults
  • Learn the products that should be included in a healthy adult diet
  • Know a primary nutrition-related concern for adults
  • Identify foods containing healthy fats
  • Know the daily dietary recommendations to maintain a healthy lifestyle in adulthood
  • Understand the adjustments that pregnant and lactating women should make to their daily caloric intake