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Feeding the Under 5s

1st Edition

By Allan Dyson, Lucy Meredith

David Fulton Publishers

120 pages

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Description

One young child in every four is overweight and one in ten is obese, some of the reasons for this are:

  • a general lack of interest and understanding of food and cooking
  • junk food being consumed every day
  • a more sedentary school life.

As a key issue that needs to be tackled early, starting with the under fives, this book offers:

  • advice and recipe ideas for feeding young children properly
  • ways to improve young children’s understanding of food and nutrition
  • contemporary evidence and policies recommended by expert advisory bodies
  • underlying reasons behind nutritional guidelines and food safety advice, and practical ways to implement them.

The authors present all of this in plain English without assuming any prior knowledge of nutrition, food safety or health issues.

Table of Contents

Meal planning and strategies; Children's food choices; Health problems associated with diets; Food and nutrition - the basics.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU010000
EDUCATION / Elementary
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY004000
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child