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Jacob Zipperstein Public Health 2/24/10 Nutrition Parents should be held completely accountable for the nutrition of their children. It is perfectly acceptable to blame a parent if their child is malnourished (unless the child is from a malnourished community). It is important for the parent to carefully manage what a child eats. This is to say until the child reaches about the age of 15. This may seem a little too old to continue managing what your child eats, but without your guidance, they will not understand what is nutritious and what is not. Children learn what is nutritious from their parents and from their schools. With schools, it is imperative that they promote healthy eating and healthy lifestyles. Children spend half of their time at school, so it is vital that schools continue what the parents are doing when the child is at home. This comes down to having healthier lunches and snacks for the students, as well as having the teachers promote good eating habits. If for whatever reason the schools are not serving or promoting
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2010 for the course CHEM 10966 taught by Professor Vollhardt during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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