Childhood Obesity is my chosen population.
Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
- Assess the role of nutrients and food in the prevention of disease
- Assess the role of nutrients and food in the optimization of health
- Assess how culture impacts food choices
- Assess how economics impacts food choices
- In this Assignment, you will be building upon your Unit 1 Assignment. For this Assignment, you need to answer the following questions:
- Create a case study individual who is among your chosen study population. Include the individual’s age, race, height, weight, BMI, and demographics
- Discuss your case studies cultural background
- Describe how cultural and economic issues affect how your client makes food choices
- Describe what a typical day’s worth of meals and snacks for this individual would include (what they actually eat before they have had any nutrition counseling)
- Indicate and describe what nutrition assessment tools you would use to evaluate the overall health and nutritional health of the case study individual.
- This Assignment needs to be at least 2 pages in length and include at least two references.
- This Assignment should be in APA format and follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful. Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics. Be sure to use APA in-text citations and a reference page to attribute each source.