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Fiese, Barbara H.; Gundersen, Craig; Koester, Brenda; Washington, LaTesha – Society for Research in Child Development, 2011
In 2009, 14.7% of households were food insecure at some time during the year. In other words, members of those households did not have access at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life. This is arguably the most serious nutrition-related public health problem facing the U.S. today. The serious developmental consequences of food…
Descriptors: Food, Hunger, Security (Psychology), Children
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Sanlier, Nevin; Unusan, Nurhan – Early Child Development and Care, 2009
Infant feeding decisions are some of the most important choices parents make. Breast milk or formula is the first decision made in infant feeding. Complementary feeding is common among very young children in Turkey. Therefore, the aim of this research is to focus on the introduction of solid foods, and to determine the relationship between…
Descriptors: Mothers, Nutrition, Infants, Foreign Countries
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Pollard, Christina M.; Nicolson, Clemency; Pulker, Claire E.; Binns, Colin W. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2009
Objective: To develop nutrition criteria consistent with Australian dietary guidelines encouraging fruit and vegetable consumption for branding recipes with the "Go for 2&5" campaign message. Design: Dietary policies, guidelines, food selection guides, nutrient targets, existing consumer education programs' nutrition criteria, food…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Nutrition, Criteria, Dietetics
Whelan, Debra Lau – School Library Journal, 2008
When Jim Chadwell, the former principal of Northwest High School in Texas, renovated his media center four years ago, he had two things in mind: Starbucks and Barnes & Noble. According to Media Specialist Naomi Bates, Chadwell wanted a place where students could read, do research, and work on classroom assignments, but also socialize. That is…
Descriptors: Learning Resources Centers, Media Specialists, Lighting, School Libraries
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Fuhr, Janet E.; Barclay, Kathy H. – Young Children, 1998
Discusses how nutrition education may be implemented in early childhood classrooms. Describes the incidence of malnutrition and obesity, and topics covered--the food pyramid, vegetable growth, and nutritional needs--through several integrated nutrition units including: (1) the bread basket; (2) potatoes; (3) vegetable soup; (4) fruit basket; (5)…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Eating Habits
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PTA Today, 1991
Offers 10 suggestions to help parents encourage their children to eat more complex carbohydrates. Suggestions include microwaving baked potatoes; baking whole-grain breads; snacking on gingersnaps, fig bars, pretzels, or vegetable sticks; mixing cereal into low-fat yogurt; and making soup containing beans, rice, pasta, or potatoes. (SM)
Descriptors: Children, Eating Habits, Health Promotion, Nutrition
Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC. – 1975
This booklet is designed to help school food service personnel to familiarize young school children with a variety of cooked and raw vegetables. The nutritional importance of vegetables in children's diets is emphasized. Learning activities which focus on the visual qualities, nutritional value, and taste characteristics of different vegetables…
Descriptors: Food, Food Service, Foods Instruction, Nutrition
Barker, Ellen; And Others – 1983
This curriculum guide, part of a multi-volume dietetic support personnel training program, consists of materials (15 units) for use in training future food production workers. Covered in the first part of the guide are nutrition in food production and diet therapy. The second part of the guide deals with sanitation and safety in food production.…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Education, Cooking Instruction
Asmussen, Patricia D. – 1973
The spiral-bound collection of 156 simplified recipes is designed to help those who prepare food for groups of children at day care centers. The recipes provide for 25 child-size servings to meet the nutritional needs and appetites of children from 2 to 6 years of age. The first section gives general information on ladle and scoop sizes, weights…
Descriptors: Cooking Instruction, Day Care, Dietetics, Early Childhood Education
White, Philip L., Ed.; Selvey, Nancy, Ed. – 1974
This book on the subject of nutrition is written in the form of often-asked questions and detailed, informative answers. In ten chapters the following range of nutrition topics is covered: (1) meaning of RDA, nutrition labeling, calorie tables, nutrient density; (2) adequate diet, pregnancy, physical fitness, vitamins, diet for athletes, baby…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Dietetics
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Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC. – 1999
Intended to help child care providers show young children how to make healthy food choices, this collection contains standardized recipes and kitchen tips to help providers put together great tasting, nutritious meals that will appeal to young children. The recipe instructions are geared for groups of 25 and 50, and have been tested for product…
Descriptors: Cooking Instruction, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education. – 1986
These 64 performance-based instructional modules are for the home economics content area of food and nutrition. Each module is composed of an introduction for the student, a performance objective, a variety of learning activities (reading assignments, tasks, written assignments), content information, a student self-check, recommended references,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Competency Based Education, Cooking Instruction
Shiman, David – 1986
Over one billion of the world's people are chronically hungry. For them, life is a hunger cycle characterized by vulnerability to disease, stunted physical and mental development, reduced energy and motivation, and low work productivity. This curriculum guide is designed to channel student awareness and concern into effective action. The…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Food
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Oace, Susan M. – Journal of Nutrition Education, 1982
Presented are two rebuttals to a summary of an article which appeared in this journal: one by the original authors of the article (about food eating patterns) and a second by the journal's editor. (DC)
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Food, Health, Nutrition