ERIC Number: ED197552
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Nutrition and Learning.
Boehnlein, Mary Maher; And Others
The paper reviews literature on the relationship between food, nutrition, and learning with particular emphasis on impairments in cognitive development and learning which result from malnutrition. Considered are means of detecting malnutrition, allergy symptoms, and steps a teacher can take in educating students and families about nutrition. Among measures recommended are replacing junk foods in vending machines with more nutritious snacks, upgrading the quality of school food programs, teaching children to evaluate advertising, and becoming knowledgeable on nutrition and its effects on learning. (SBH)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Regional International Reading Association (3rd, Niagara Falls, NY, March 27-29, 1980).