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As a child care provider, you have an important role in childrens
lives by helping them learn and grow. As part of any preschool
program, you help children get the nourishment and energy they
need to learn and grow by providing healthy meals. Although,
Exercise and proper nutrition are the key to having a health child. Nutrition and
exercise are important because it keeps people's bodies - and minds healthy.
Without both of these factors, we wouldn't be feeling or looking very good.
Actually, there are
In the ABC News presentation, Obesity in Children, childhood
Obesity has become an epidemic in America. Although it seems
that the main concern with obesity is about external appearances,
the true problem lies with the health problems associated with it.
Asthma is the most common chronic disease in childhood (Sorte, Daeschel, & Amador, 2014, p. 362).
Asthma, a respiratory disease, affects 9% of the youth population. The symptoms of asthma are
shortness of breath, coughing and in many cases, wheezing. Brea
Topic - The Fight against Childhood Obesity
American Academy of Pediatrics (2014). Healthy Children. Retrieved from Healthy
This website houses a variety of articles related to childhood obesity. It offers information
In the video ABC News: Obesity in Children, they discussed the rising concern
of adult diseases appearing in overweight children. With more regularity,
children are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and heart
disease. This growing tr
Many families bring food from home versus having their child eat the establishments prepared foods.
Usually this is due to dietary restrictions, and should be discussed with the Director of the Center. Foods
from home could greaten the risk of foodborne i
Running head: SPREAD THE NEWS
Spread the News
Diane F. Spoor
November 9, 2014
SPREAD THE NEWS
Spread the News
I have chosen to address the topic of childhood obesity for my health and wellness
project. This is a rapidly growing epidemic among o
I chose the subject of oral health as my concept from Chapter Nine. Our text states that Childhood
tooth decay, or dental caries, is one of the most common and preventable chronic diseases in childhood
(Sorte, p. 282). Proper brushing and oral hygiene tau
During Health and Wellness month in my preschool classroom, the children really enjoy our
Discovery Box Activity. We have a special Tupperware container that has been decorated
especially for this occasion. We randomly pick a color and a number from one t
Topic: Fruits and Vegetables (Nutritious)
Lesson: Going to the market.
Lots of edible precut fruits and vegetables (apples, strawberries,
bananas, raisins, carrots, radishes, celery, broccoli, cucumbers,
etc.) paper bags, baskets, plates and str