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ERIC Number: EJ531329
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1082-3301
Autonomy at Mealtime: Building Healthy Food Preferences and Eating Behaviors in Young Children.
Mogharreban, Catherine; Nahikian-Nelms, Marcia
Early Childhood Education Journal, v24 n1 p29-32 Fall 1996
Explores family-style meal service as a means to building autonomy and healthy eating behaviors in young children. Discusses the development of food preferences, age-related developmental responses to food, and the importance of socially mediated exposure to food as a way to increased food acceptance. Presents guidelines for implementing family-style mealtimes in child care settings. (Author/EV)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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