NS 132 SQ 22 - b. Choosing nutritious foods c. Watch for...

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Feeding Children Synopsis : Continuing with “Diet in the life cycle” - this lecture focuses on effective feeding practices adults can use to ensure the good health of children under their care. The lecture concludes with a brief look at the nutritional challenges of adolescence. Textbook readings: Chapter 14 I. Childhood growth a. 5 lb. weight gain during second year i. Much slower growth rate ii. Appetite decreases iii. Nutritionally dense foods a must II. Helping children choose nutritionally dense foods a. Parents must consistently model a good diet
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Unformatted text preview: b. Choosing nutritious foods c. Watch for implied or underlying messages d. Childrens food preferences e. Serving sizes f. Involving kids g. Serving sizes h. Fluids NOTE: Your job is to provide wholesome food. Kids job is to eat it. III. Nutritional problems a. Fat and cholesterol - Start to introduce adult guidelines for fat and cholesterol as child begins to eat adult foods, at about age 2-3 b. Lead poisoning [sources of lead exposure] c. Adolescence i. Rapid growth ii. Nutritional problems...
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