This week, you will construct details of a case study that will form the basis for a Nutritional Care Plan you will prepare over the coming weeks. Your Nutritional Care Plan will be due Week 10.
By the due date assigned, submit your case study in the form of a Word document; double spaced, in 12 pt. font, to the Submissions Area.
NTR2050 Course Project
Nutritional Care Plan
For this project, you will identify a case study and then develop a nutritional care plan for the client associated with that case. You should begin working on your project in advance of Week 5 as you construct the details of your case. The completed nutritional care plan for your client is due in Week 10.
Please read this entire document to gain understanding of the project scope and those tasks you will complete. This project will take you several weeks to complete. Do not delay beginning the work on this project.
Project tasks to be completed in Week: 5
Because what a female eat is the main source of nutrients for her baby. Specific nutrition issues that affect pregnancy include:
Helps to build strong bones and teeth.
Helps red blood cells deliver oxygen to your baby.
Low Vitamin A
You need this vitamin for healthy skin, eyesight, and bone growth
Low Vitamin C
Promotes healthy gums, teeth, and bones, and helps your body absorb iron.
Low Vitamin D
Aids your body in the absorption of calcium to help build your baby’s bones and teeth.
Low Vitamin B6
Helps form red blood cells and helps your body use protein, fat, and carbohydrates.
Low Vitamin B12
Helps form red blood cells and maintains your nervous system.
Low Folate (Folic Acid)
A B vitamin important in the production of blood and protein, it also reduces the risk of neural tube defects.
Project tasks to be completed during Weeks 6–10 (due during Week 10):