Shi’Ena Young9.10.2019Chapter 12: Planning Nutritious Meals and SnacksChapter 12 Review1.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 snacksIntroducing new healthful foodsEncouraging healthful eating habitsInvolving children in meal activities3.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 water6.How is the energy value of food measured? This value is measured in calories.