A 5-year-old boy who goes to kindergarten applies to a primary health care institution with his family. It is learned that he eats a lot of packaged convenience foods (chips, chocolate, etc.), avoids vegetable foods, eats fast food at least once a day, spends most of his time at home playing computer games, has little physical activity and the family wants to plan a healthy diet for him. It is also learned that he does not have any chronic diseases. He is 23 kg and 116 cm.
A 10-year-old girl applies to the 1st Step Health Institution with her family. They have complaints of excessive weight gain in recent months. It is learnt that she recently started to go to school without having breakfast, and that she wanted to eat dinner alone in her room. Her success at school has begun to decline as well. It is stated that she was 140 cm in height and 41 kg in weight in her follow-up 3 months ago. Her menarche has not arrived yet. In the measurements, her height is 142 cm, her weight is 45 kg and her BMI: 22.3 kg/m2. This child, who is stated to have no chronic disease, is found to be within the normal range in laboratory tests.
A 6-year-old girl applies to a first step health care institution with her family. Her parents say that their daughter has been consuming a lot of packaged food lately and doesn’t finish her plate at meals. It is learned that she is physically active at a moderate level. The family states that they want to receive nutritional counseling for their daughter to gain regular and balanced eating habits. The measurements show that her height is 116 cm, weight is 21 kg, and BMI is 15.6 kg/m2.