24 MAY 2023
Infants have higher nutrient needs for rapid growth and development.
Infants require more fats and carbohydrates, while adults have a balanced macronutrient intake.
Infants need more protein per kilogram of body weight for tissue development.
Infants have higher energy, needs per unit of body weight while adults have higher overall energy needs.
Infants rely on breast milk/formula, while adults consume solid foods.
Infants require more iron calcium, and vitamin D while adults need more vitamin C, B12, and omega-3 fatty acids.
Infants transition to solid foods, while adults consume diverse solid foods.
Infants need key of nutrients like protein fats, carbs, iron, calcium, zinc, and vitamins.
Adults have specific nutrient needs for overall health.
Breast milk benefits infants by providing optimal nutrition and antibodies.
Adults have individualized, nutritional needs based on age sex, activity level, and health status.