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Nutrition, health, and safety for preschool children


, : Nutrition, health, and safety for preschool children.

Provides an overview of nutrition, health, and safety that emphasizes their interrelationship and the influences of heredity and the environment on each. Part 1 discusses food patterns and how they form, basic facts about nutrients, and guidelines for healthful eating. Part 2 contains chapters on growth and development and nutrition influences on this process as well as chapters on the nutritional needs of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and children with special nutritional needs. Part 3 contains chapters on general health policies and procedures in the child care setting and on infectious diseases affecting children. Also discusses safety concerns, including providing safe environments for young children and teaching and practicing behaviors that promote children's safety. Part 4 provides general guidance on teaching children about nutrition, health and safety. Contains a chapter on curriculum with advice on lesson planning and a chapter on ways to involve parents in the nutrition, health and safety program.

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