# Nutrition life cycle Assignment: Cost of Infant Formula , health and medicine homework help

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1. Calculate the cost of infant formula, in various forms (ready-to-feed, concentrated, powdered, for different periods of time (one day, one week, one month, one year).
2. Discuss what this cost may mean for families of various socio-economic levels, including those that participate in the WIC Program.
3. Demonstrate that deadlines for a program (Nutrition in the Life Cycle) in an agency should be adhered to and explain why.

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School: UT Austin

hello here is the assignment

Brand Name of Formula: SIMALIC
Type of
Formula
Concentrated
Powdered

Name of Store: Walmart

Cost per Day

Cost per Week

Cost per Month

Cost per Year

\$ 2.32667

\$16.286667

\$69.7

\$837.6

\$1.8233

\$12.7633

\$54.7

\$656.4

\$1.094

\$ 7.658

\$32.82

\$393.84

This is how I came up with the figures in the above table;
Ready-to- Feed; a bottle of Similac Advance Infant Formula with Iron, Ready to feed, I qt costs
\$6.98. such a bottle can be used to feed the infant for 3 days hence in a day it will cost \$2.32667.
Concentrated; a can of Similac Advance OptiGrow Infant Formula with Iron Milk Based Stage 1
Birth-12 months 13 fl oz costs \$5.47. The contents in the can can be used for 3 days which means
the cost per day is \$1.8233.
Powdered; a can of Abbot Similac Advance OptiGrow Milk-Based Powder Stage 1 Birth-12
Months 1.93lb costs \$ 32.82. the contents can be used for 30 days hence the cost per day is \$1.094
The above formulas were the cheapest in the shelves.

PART 2

1. How does the actual cost of formula differ from what you had expected before
completing this assignment?
The cost of the formula is actually way far from what I expected. Given that I choose to pick the
cheapest infant formula in the shelves and still the cost per year was almost \$400, this is still
expensive given that an infant is not the only person that has to be fed in the family. This might be

the reason why the mother’s mil...

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