aDepends on physical activity level. F, female; M, male.

months months years years years

Figure 2 Energy required for maintenance and growth as percentage of total energy expenditure.

infants require a slightly increased energy intake to achieve the same growth velocity as breast-fed infants; children suffering from malnutrition have also been reported as having an increased energy expenditure and therefore may have a higher energy requirement than normal for their age.

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