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Are Australian adolescents meeting the Recommended Dietary Intakes and what could be possible short and long term effects on their health if RDIs are not metDaily the typical Australian youths are certainly not acquiring the right recommended dietary intakes of nutrients that are considered essential for the body and its growth in this stage of life Adolescence is the only time aside from infancy when growth increases rapidly Consequently this means that it is particularly important a higher demand of nutrients needs to be provided by the diet Teens can also be at the risk of dietary excesses and deficiencies which are both commonly found in Australia After analysing my own diet according to the RDIs it follows all requirements apart from calcium There are many short and long term issues faced with poor dietary decisions adolescent boys and girl make Most commonly known in Australia is a dietary excess of all fats sugar and sodium making an increasing rate of obesity and obesity-related health risks Such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease and 249 of children aged 5 17 years being overweight or obese as a result primarily of decreasing physical activity also Its predicted that if this habit continues this path within the next 10 years a third of all children will be overweight or obese Other nutritional related dietary concerns are deficiencies of some of the needed nutrients The typical adolescent diet does not include adequate quantities of fruit and vegetables or whole grains which are significant sources of these important nutrients Is all this todays youth fault though or is they being born into this life style tendency that Australia are rapidly becoming Yes all teenagers have the choice over what they intake but what about the temptations everywhere such as advertising that are influencing people in making these bad decisions when it comes to food This can go both ways though either through supporting eating unhealthy and leading
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