Case Study: Gabe Gabe is a healthy and active 6-year-old boy. He is a member of a middle-income soc Show more Case Study: Gabe Gabe is a healthy and active 6-year-old boy. He is a member of a middle-income soccer-loving family so as long as hes been aware he has been around the sport. He was breastfed through infancy and switched to whole cows milk at age 1.
He is in first grade now at a public school and is progressing well with his cognitive and social skills. He is active at recess and after school. Throughout his life he has usually tracked in the 75th percentile for weight-for-age and in the 50th percentile for height-forage. His CDC growth chart is provided. What can Gabe expect to be experiencing at his current age regarding his growth and development? a. He learns to drink from a cup. b. His sleep drops to ten hours per night with no naps. c. He loses his front baby teeth. d. He develops medium hand muscles. e. He experiences a rapid growth spurt. What is the earliest nutrition exposure that Gabe experienced? a. Breast milk b. Whole cows milk c. His mothers nutritional status at conception d. His fathers zinc status enabling spermatogenesis e. His first bite of organic baby rice cereal Which of the following is a health benefit that Gabe has from being breastfed as an infant? a. Reduced cancer risk b. Strengthened immunity c. Improved blood pressure d. Greater bone mass e. None of these If Gabe maintains the same growth patterns approximately how tall will he be at age 12? a. 56 inches b. 58 inches c. 60 inches d. 62 inches e. 64 inches If Gabe maintains the same growth patterns approximately how much will he weigh at age 12? a. 70 pounds b. 80 pounds c. 90 pounds d. 100 pounds e. 110 pounds Gabe is reducing his risk of chronic disease later in life by being physically active and eating a well balanced diet as a child. a. True b. False During Gabes lifespan his highest nutritional need for protein based on his body weight will be during ________. a. infancy b. childhood c. adolescence d. aulthood e. older adulthood When Gabe is old if he remains as social as he is now then he will be healthier than if he were antisocial. a. True b. False When Gabe is at public school which food program may he be involved in? a. Women Infants and Children b. The National School Lunch Program c. The Nutrition Services Incentive Program d. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program e. All of these If Gabe experiences puberty at a typical age then he can be expected to have mature adult sexual characteristics at age 12. a. True b. False Show less