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​Ns 325 Jacob and Mollie Case Study Unit 6 Assignment

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NS 325 Jacob and Mollie Case Study Unit 6 Assignment

NS 325 Jacob and Mollie Case Study Unit 6 Assignment
Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
• Explain the long-term benefits of positive dietary habits in adolescents.
• List the nutrients that are of special concern to adolescent athletes.
• List the nutrients that are of special concern to vegetarian adolescents.
Course outcome assessed/addressed in this Assignment:
NS 325- 1:
Discuss how nutrient needs change throughout the life cycle.
NS325- 4:
Design intervention strategies for overweight children, adolescent athletes, and
those with eating disorders.
1. A) Review the following client descriptions:
Jacob is a 12- year old male who is currently on the junior football team. The reason he is in your office is because his dad wants him to lose 20 pounds of fat, so he can perform better.
He currently is in season during the Fall and practices 3 days per week for 1 hour and has games on Saturday. Once the season ends, he does not
participate in any sports and comes home from school and watches TV or plays games on the computer.
He currently is 5’3” tall and weighs 140 pounds. He provides you with a typical diet of what Jacob eats:
Breakfast: 2 cups of a sugar – frosted cereal and 8 oz of 2% milk
Lunch: The school lunch, which includes 4 chicken nuggets, ½ cup corn, 8oz of 2% milk, and ½ cup peaches
Afternoon Snack: At the after school program, 1 bag of pretzels and 1 cup of juice
Dinner: 6oz of chicken (skinless), 1 cup of mashed potatoes (made with 2% milk and margarine), ½ cup of green beans, and 8oz of 2% milk Beverages: tends to only drink 2% milk, juice, and sometimes regular soda
Mollie is a 15-year old female, and on the cross-country and track team. She runs 3-4 miles, 6 days per week. She also lifts weights 2 days per week for 1 hour.
She is present in your...


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