Chapter 12 Review.docx - Shi\u2019Ena Young 9.10.2019 Chapter 12 Planning Nutritious Meals and Snacks Chapter 12 Review 1 Why is it important for children

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Shi’Ena Young 9.10.2019 Chapter 12: Planning Nutritious Meals and Snacks Chapter 12 Review 1. Why is it important for children to learn healthful food choices, attitudes, and behaviors? Proper nutrition is needed for children’s health, growth, development. Behavior and learning ability is related to nutrition. Some studies suggest that young children who have learned healthful food choices may experience lifelong health benefits. 2. List four goals of a good nutrition program? Providing nutritious meals and snacks Introducing new healthful foods Encouraging healthful eating habits Involving children in meal activities 3. Define nutrition. Nutrition is the science of food and how the body uses the foods taken in. 4. What are nutrients? Nutrients are the chemical substances in food that help build and maintain the body. 5. Name the six groups of nutrients. Proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water 6. How is the energy value of food measured? This value is measured in calories.

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