The Health, Nutrition, and Safety of Children


The Health, Nutrition, and Safety of Children
Doreen Chapman
Kaplan University

Child Safety, Nutrition and Health
Elizabeth D. Holmes

Part I: Introductory Essay

Health, Nutrition and Safety go hand in hand when it comes to taking care of the young child. The status of each has a direct effect on the quality of the others. Marotz, L. (2009) Children who obtain their nutrients from a provided healthy diet, will them be able to have the energy needed for play, social interaction and to explore the world around them.
By achieving a balanced diet and good nutritional habits, the child will less ...

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or eat "junk" food will lose the essential nutrients needed for growth and brain development. Muscle tone is be weak and bones may become brittle and break easily if a fall occurs.
Child Obesity has become a very big concern in the country and even our First Lady, Michelle Obama has started a campaign for the awareness of this affliction. We live in a world of the faster the better, and all the processed foods out there do not supply a child with all the proper dietary needs for a fit body. It is much faster for a parent to pick up a Happy Meal from McDonald's than go home and fix a well-balanced dinner. Thus, in return, a child develops poor eating habits and eventually become obese. Health concerns then develop surrounding the obese child such as Type II Diabetes and heart disease.
Keeping the health and nutrition in mind at all times will provide the proper nourishment the growing child needs. Starting good eating habits early will stay with the child throughout ...

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board with identifying fruits and their names. Shop for very fresh fruits and items needed for preparation and serving.


Have children wash their hands. Then allow them to wash all the fruit and drain in colander. Slice and peel the fruit and cut into bite size pieces. Prepare small bowls of dips with plastic spoons to retrieve. Have each child take a piece of each fruit. they will have two small paper plates with them. One will be for the fruit they like and one for the fruit they dislike

Evaluation of the plan

To see that the children know what fruit tastes like and that it can be fun to experiment flavors with. To see that they understand the importance of ...

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