Energy boosting for teens and kids over one year oldEEnergy boosting for teens and kids over one year oldEnergy boosting for teens and kids over one year oldEnglishNutritionToddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyDigestive systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZJennifer Buccino, MEd, RD, CDE;Kellie Welch, RD6.0000000000000076.00000000000001450.00000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>If your child does not gain weight at the rate they are supposed to, they may need to increase their caloric intake. Read how to increase calories in meals. </p><h2>What is energy boosting?</h2> <p>Children and teens who are not eating well, or who need a lot of calories, may have problems such as the following:</p> <ul> <li>losing weight </li> <li>failing to gain weight </li> <li>getting tired more easily </li> </ul> <p>To gain weight and have more energy, these children need to get more calories from food and drink. It can be hard to get a child to eat more. However, you can choose or serve foods that are higher in calories. </p> <p>This page is full of suggestions you can use to boost calories and gain weight and energy.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Energy boosting is when you increase the amount of calories in the food your child eats so that they can gain weight and have more energy.</li> <li>To increase the amount of calories your child is getting only eat during regular meals and snacks, offer them foods that are highest in calories first and lowest in calories last, and add extra calories to their foods.</li> </ul><h2>How to get more calories in your diet</h2><p>Here are the three basic things you can do to help your child get more calories from food:</p><ul><li>Only eat during regular meals and snacks.</li><li>Choose foods that are highest in calories first and lowest in calories last.</li><li>Add extra calories to your foods.</li></ul><p>This page will give you the guidelines to help you with each of these recommendations. There are also other ideas and recipes to help add more calories to a daily diet.</p><h2>Only eat during regular meals and snacks</h2><p>Have your child eat three meals and no more than three snacks per day. Nibbling in between meals can reduce your child's appetite at meal times.</p><p>Drinks can do the same thing: they may fill your child up and lower appetite. Try to avoid giving drinks between meals as well.</p><h2>Choose foods that are high in calories first</h2><p>The more calories a food has, the higher in energy it is. See the image list of different types of foods. They are listed in order: the highest in calories are at the top and the lowest in calories are at the bottom.</p><p>You will find more information on how to use these foods to boost calories further on in this pamphlet.<br></p> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Food_groups_energy_boosting_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <h2>Add extra calories to your food</h2><h3>Adding fat</h3><p>An easy way to add calories to foods is to add or cook with fats. This will also make the food taste better. Here are a few examples of fats you can add to all kinds of foods:</p><h3>Oils, creams and sauces</h3><ul><li>Cheese sauce</li><li>Gravy</li><li>Oil such as corn, canola, olive or safflower oil</li><li>Salad dressings</li><li>Sour cream</li><li>Table cream or liquid whipping cream</li></ul><h3>Spreads</h3><ul><li>Non-hydrogenated margarine</li><li>Mayonnaise</li><li>Sour cream</li><li>Cream cheese</li><li>Peanut butter -- if age appropriate and your child has no allergies</li><li>Butter</li><li>Chocolate spread</li></ul><h3>Adding powdered carbohydrate</h3><p>Powdered carbohydrate can add extra calories to your food. Here are some ways you can use them in your foods:</p><ul><li>Sprinkle the powder on cereal, fruit or desserts.</li><li>Mix the powder with Jell-O and homemade popsicles.</li><li>Add the powder to drinks such as juice and fruit drinks.</li><li>Stir the powder into soups, mashed potatoes and casseroles.</li></ul><h3>Your dietitian may also suggest:</h3><p></p><p></p>
Apport énergétique accru pour les adolescents et les enfants de plus d’un anAApport énergétique accru pour les adolescents et les enfants de plus d’un anEnergy boosting for teens and kids over one year oldFrenchNutritionToddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyDigestive systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZJennifer Buccino, MEd, RD, CDE;Kellie Welch, RD6.0000000000000076.00000000000001450.00000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Si votre enfant ne prend pas du poids comme il le devrait, il faudra peut-être augmenter la quantité de calories qu’il absorbe. Apprenez comment augmenter l’apport calorique des repas.</p><h2>Qu’est-ce qu’un apport énergétique accru?</h2> <p>Les enfants et les adolescents qui ne s’alimentent pas bien ou qui ont besoin de beaucoup de calories peuvent éprouver les problèmes suivants :</p> <ul> <li>ils perdent du poids,</li> <li>ils n’arrivent pas à prendre de poids,</li> <li>ils se fatiguent facilement.</li> </ul> <p>Pour prendre du poids et avoir plus d’énergie, ces enfants doivent augmenter la quantité de calories absorbées dans ce qu’ils mangent et ce qu’ils boivent. Et comme il peut être difficile d’augmenter la quantité de nourriture qu’un enfant mange, vous pouvez choisir ou servir des aliments à haute teneur calorique. </p> <p>Ce texte contient des tas de suggestions que vous pouvez utiliser pour augmenter l’apport calorique de votre enfant et l’aider à prendre du poids et avoir plus d’énergie.</p><h2>​À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Un apport énergétique accru est réalisé quand vous augmentez la quantité de calories dans les aliments que votre enfant consomme afin qu’il gagne du poids et qu’il ait plus d’énergie.</li> <li>Pour augmenter la quantité de calories que votre enfant ingère, assurez-vous qu’il mange uniquement au moment des repas et des collations, offrez-lui d’abord des aliments à haute teneur calorique, puis ceux dont la teneur est plus faible, et ajoutez des calories à ses aliments.</li> </ul><h2>Comment augmenter la quantité de calories dans le régime alimentaire de votre enfant</h2> <p>Voici trois façons simples d’aider votre enfant à augmenter la quantité de calories présente dans ses aliments :</p> <ul> <li>Votre enfant ne devrait manger qu’au moment des repas et des collations prévues.</li> <li>Commencez par des aliments à haute teneur calorique, puis ceux à plus faible teneur calorique.</li> <li>Ajoutez des calories aux aliments.</li> </ul> <p>Le présent texte présente des conseils pour vous aider à appliquer chacune de ces recommandations. Vous y trouverez aussi des idées et des recettes pour ajouter des calories à une alimentation quotidienne.</p> <h2>Ne manger que pendant les repas et les collations prévues</h2> <p>Votre enfant devrait manger trois repas par jour et un maximum de trois collations par jour. Si votre enfant grignote entre les repas, il n’aura plus faim au moment des repas. </p> <p>Les boissons peuvent avoir le même effet : ils remplissent l’estomac et diminuent l’appétit. Évitez également de donner des boissons à votre enfant entre les repas. </p> <h2>Choisissez d’abord des aliments à haute teneur calorique</h2> <p>Plus un aliment contient de calories, plus sa valeur énergétique est grande. Consultez la liste illustrée des différents types d’aliments. Les aliments à haute teneur calorique sont indiqués en haut et ceux à faible teneur calorique, en bas.</p> <p>Vous trouverez d’autres renseignements sur la façon d’utiliser ces aliments pour augmenter la teneur calorique des repas dans ce document.</p> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Food_groups_energy_boosting_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" /> </figure> <h2>Ajoutez des calories à vos aliments</h2> <h3>Ajoutez du gras</h3> <p>Une façon simple d’ajouter des calories aux aliments consiste à ajouter du gras ou à cuisiner avec des matières grasses. De plus, les aliments auront un meilleur goût. Voici quelques exemples de matières grasses que vous pouvez ajouter à toutes sortes d’aliments : </p> <h3>Huiles, crèmes et sauces</h3> <ul> <li>sauce au fromage</li> <li>jus de viande</li> <li>huile de maïs, de colza (ou canola), d’olive ou de carthame</li> <li>vinaigrette</li> <li>crème sûre</li> <li>crème de table (18 % M.G.) ou crème à fouetter (35 % M.G.)</li> </ul> <h3>Tartinades</h3> <ul> <li>margarine non hydrogénée</li> <li>mayonnaise</li> <li>crème sûre</li> <li>fromage à la crème</li> <li>beurre d’arachides – selon l’âge de votre enfant et s’il n’a pas d’allergies</li> <li>beurre</li> <li>tartinade au chocolat</li> </ul> <h3>Ajout de glucides en poudre</h3> <p>Des glucides en poudre peuvent ajouter des calories à vos aliments. Voici quelques façons de les utiliser :</p> <ul> <li>Saupoudrez la poudre sur des céréales, des fruits ou des desserts.</li> <li>Mélangez la poudre à de la gélatine aux fruits (Jell-O) ou à des jus glacés (popsicles) maison.</li> <li>Ajoutez la poudre aux boissons telles que les jus de fruits ou les boissons à base de fruits.</li> <li>Mélangez la poudre dans les soupes, les purées de pommes de terre et autres plats cuisinés.</li> </ul> <h3>Suggestions de votre diététiste :</h3> <p> </p> <p> </p>

 

 

Energy boosting for teens and kids over one year old1198.00000000000Energy boosting for teens and kids over one year oldEnergy boosting for teens and kids over one year oldEEnglishNutritionToddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyDigestive systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZJennifer Buccino, MEd, RD, CDE;Kellie Welch, RD6.0000000000000076.00000000000001450.00000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>If your child does not gain weight at the rate they are supposed to, they may need to increase their caloric intake. Read how to increase calories in meals. </p><h2>What is energy boosting?</h2> <p>Children and teens who are not eating well, or who need a lot of calories, may have problems such as the following:</p> <ul> <li>losing weight </li> <li>failing to gain weight </li> <li>getting tired more easily </li> </ul> <p>To gain weight and have more energy, these children need to get more calories from food and drink. It can be hard to get a child to eat more. However, you can choose or serve foods that are higher in calories. </p> <p>This page is full of suggestions you can use to boost calories and gain weight and energy.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Energy boosting is when you increase the amount of calories in the food your child eats so that they can gain weight and have more energy.</li> <li>To increase the amount of calories your child is getting only eat during regular meals and snacks, offer them foods that are highest in calories first and lowest in calories last, and add extra calories to their foods.</li> </ul><h2>How to get more calories in your diet</h2><p>Here are the three basic things you can do to help your child get more calories from food:</p><ul><li>Only eat during regular meals and snacks.</li><li>Choose foods that are highest in calories first and lowest in calories last.</li><li>Add extra calories to your foods.</li></ul><p>This page will give you the guidelines to help you with each of these recommendations. There are also other ideas and recipes to help add more calories to a daily diet.</p><h2>Only eat during regular meals and snacks</h2><p>Have your child eat three meals and no more than three snacks per day. Nibbling in between meals can reduce your child's appetite at meal times.</p><p>Drinks can do the same thing: they may fill your child up and lower appetite. Try to avoid giving drinks between meals as well.</p><h2>Choose foods that are high in calories first</h2><p>The more calories a food has, the higher in energy it is. See the image list of different types of foods. They are listed in order: the highest in calories are at the top and the lowest in calories are at the bottom.</p><p>You will find more information on how to use these foods to boost calories further on in this pamphlet.<br></p> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Food_groups_energy_boosting_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <h2>Add extra calories to your food</h2><h3>Adding fat</h3><p>An easy way to add calories to foods is to add or cook with fats. This will also make the food taste better. Here are a few examples of fats you can add to all kinds of foods:</p><h3>Oils, creams and sauces</h3><ul><li>Cheese sauce</li><li>Gravy</li><li>Oil such as corn, canola, olive or safflower oil</li><li>Salad dressings</li><li>Sour cream</li><li>Table cream or liquid whipping cream</li></ul><h3>Spreads</h3><ul><li>Non-hydrogenated margarine</li><li>Mayonnaise</li><li>Sour cream</li><li>Cream cheese</li><li>Peanut butter -- if age appropriate and your child has no allergies</li><li>Butter</li><li>Chocolate spread</li></ul><h3>Adding powdered carbohydrate</h3><p>Powdered carbohydrate can add extra calories to your food. Here are some ways you can use them in your foods:</p><ul><li>Sprinkle the powder on cereal, fruit or desserts.</li><li>Mix the powder with Jell-O and homemade popsicles.</li><li>Add the powder to drinks such as juice and fruit drinks.</li><li>Stir the powder into soups, mashed potatoes and casseroles.</li></ul><h3>Your dietitian may also suggest:</h3><p></p><p></p><h2>More calorie boosting ideas</h2> <p>Taking this pamphlet with you to the grocery store may be helpful. Make a note of the food items listed that you would like to try and buy them on your next shopping trip. </p> <h2>Energy boosting ideas for meats and meat alternatives</h2> <h3>Meat, poultry, fish and tofu</h3> <ul> <li>Make sandwiches with two slices of meat and cheese and lots of spreads on both pieces of bread. </li> <li>Add small pieces of any cooked meat, chicken, fish or tofu to meals. Strained or ground meat works well for younger children. </li> <li>Wrap cooked and cut-up meat or meat substitute in pie crusts or biscuit dough. Then bake to make pie or turnovers. </li> </ul> <h3>Eggs</h3> <p>Add a raw scrambled egg to soup while the soup is cooking. The soup will cook the egg.</p> <h3>Peanut butter</h3> <ul> <li>Spread peanut butter on sandwiches, desserts or hot breakfasts. </li> <li>Swirl peanut butter into soft ice cream or yogurt. </li> <li>Use peanut butter as a dip for raw vegetables or fruit slices. </li> </ul> <h3>Nuts and seeds (only for children over four years old)</h3> <ul> <li>Serve nuts or seeds as snacks. </li> <li>Add chopped or ground nuts to breakfast foods, salads or desserts. </li> <li>Try rolling a banana in chopped nuts. </li> </ul> <p>Write down other energy boosting ideas for meat and alternatives here:</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <h2>Energy boosting ideas for milk and milk alternatives</h2> <h3>Look for products with a high percentage of milk fat</h3> <p>When you shop, look for milk and milk products with a high percentage (%) of butter or milk fat. If you or your child are not used to cream, it is best to raise the percentage of fat little by little. </p> <ul> <li>Start with a product that has the words 10% cream or half and half on the carton. </li> <li>Keep using the 10% cream for a couple of days. Make sure your child's stomach can tolerate it without getting upset. </li> <li>If there is no stomach upset from the change to 10%, you can switch to 18% cream. Look for the words 18% m.f. or table cream on the carton. Keep using the 18% for a couple of days. </li> <li>If there is still no stomach upset, you can switch to 35% cream. Look for the words 35% m.f. or whipping cream on the carton. </li> <li>If there is no stomach upset, continue using 35% cream any time you add milk to meals.</li> <li>Try adding milk that comes in a can, called evaporated milk, to foods. Always look for whole evaporated milk. It will be labelled 3.25% m.f.</li> <li>Mix evaporated milk or cream with the same amount of whole homogenized milk. This will supply more calories and energy than whole milk alone. </li> <li>Add two to four teaspoons (tsp) of whole milk powder to one cup of whole milk before you give it to your child to drink. Or, add the powder to your regular milk before you pour the milk into other foods. </li> </ul> <p>Here are other ideas to boost energy with dairy products:</p> <h3>Milk</h3> <ul> <li>In recipes that call for water, use milk or cream instead. </li> <li>Try adding Carnation Instant Breakfast or Resource Instant Breakfast to a glass of milk.</li> </ul> <h3>Whipped or sour cream</h3> <ul> <li>Add sweetened whipped cream to sweet breakfasts, desserts, and hot or cold drinks.</li> <li>Use unsweetened whipped cream in soups, cereals or mashed potatoes. </li> <li>Use 3% sour cream as a dip, or mix it with recipes or cooked foods. </li> </ul> <h3>Cheese</h3> <ul> <li>Spread cream cheese or Cheez Whiz on sandwiches, crackers, fruit or vegetables. </li> <li>Melt cheese on meat dishes, vegetables or nachos. </li> <li>Add grated cheese to main meals, sauces or baked goods. </li> </ul> <h3>Yogurt</h3> <ul> <li>Choose higher-fat yogurts, at least 4% m.f. </li> <li>Spoon plain or sweet yogurt onto fruits, desserts and breakfasts. </li> <li>Mix yogurt into milk drinks and Jell-O. </li> </ul> <h3>Ice cream</h3> <ul> <li>Add ice cream to drinks such as sodas, milkshakes or other milk drinks. </li> <li>Add ice cream to desserts. </li> <li>Try an ice cream sandwich. You can make one with cake slices, cookies, waffles or graham crackers. </li> </ul> <p>Write down other energy boosting ideas for milk and dairy products here:</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <h3>Try this milkshake recipe!</h3> <p>Mix these items together in a jug or blender:</p> <ul> <li>1/2 cup of whole milk </li> <li>2 tablespoons (tbsp) 35% cream </li> <li>1 pudding cup, any flavour </li> <li>1 scoop of ice cream </li> </ul> <p>You can also add chocolate syrup or powder, or a breakfast mix such as Carnation Instant Breakfast or Resource Instant Breakfast.</p> <p>Pour into a large glass and enjoy!</p> <h2>Energy boosting ideas for grain products</h2> <h3>Breads</h3> <ul> <li>Choose fancier kinds of breads, rolls, crackers and cookies. For example, try croissants, cheese bread or fried bread. </li> <li>Look for bread and other baked goods with raisins, fillings or icing. </li> </ul> <h3>Cereals</h3> <ul> <li>Choose sweetened cereals or granola, or look for cereals with dried fruit or coconut.</li> <li>Use granola in cookie, muffin and bread mixes. </li> <li>Sprinkle granola on fruit or desserts. </li> <li>Make hot cereal with whole milk instead of water. </li> </ul> <p>Write down other energy boosting ideas for grain products here:</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <h2>Energy boosting ideas for vegetables and fruits</h2> <h3>Fruit</h3> <ul> <li>Mix dried fruit with granola for a snack. </li> <li>Add dried fruit to puddings. </li> <li>Stir dried fruits into your recipes for baked goods. </li> <li>Instead of using water, make Jell-O desserts with juice, fruit drinks or the syrup from canned fruits. </li> </ul> <h3>Vegetables</h3> <ul> <li>Serve raw vegetables with dip. </li> <li>Serve cooked vegetables with butter and cream sauce. </li> </ul> <p>Write down other energy boosting ideas for fruits and vegetables here:</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>energyboostinghttps://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Food_groups_energy_boosting_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpgEnergy boosting for teens and kids over one year old

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