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Health & Nutrition

  1. 1. Health & Nutrition for Children By: Brittney McLimore
  2. 2. Choosing a Diet <ul><li>Choose a diet that has a variety of fruits and vegetables. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a diet that is low in fat and cholesterol. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a diet that provides plenty of calcium and iron. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a diet with plenty of grains. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What you can do as parents <ul><li>Encourage your child to eat healthy. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide healthy snacks that are convenient. </li></ul><ul><li>Be a role model by having a healthy diet yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure your child gets plenty of exercise. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Food Guide for Children <ul><li>6 servings from the grain group. </li></ul><ul><li>3 servings from the vegetable group. </li></ul><ul><li>2 servings from the fruit group. </li></ul><ul><li>2 servings from the meat group. </li></ul><ul><li>2 servings from the milk group. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat less from the fats and sweets group. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Snacks <ul><li>Healthy Snacks: </li></ul><ul><li>Applesauce cups </li></ul><ul><li>Granola bar </li></ul><ul><li>Raisins </li></ul><ul><li>Low-fat milk </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit cups </li></ul><ul><li>Unhealthy Snacks: </li></ul><ul><li>Candy bars </li></ul><ul><li>Sugary candy </li></ul><ul><li>Snack cakes </li></ul><ul><li>Soda </li></ul><ul><li>“ fruit” drinks </li></ul>
  6. 6. Tips <ul><li>Give your child a choice of what to eat. (Remember to make the choices healthy) </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage them to stop eating when they feel full. </li></ul><ul><li>Start healthy eating habits young. </li></ul><ul><li>Limit screen time to 1 to 2 hours. </li></ul>
  7. 7. You should choose a diet that is moderate in sugars and salts. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
  8. 8. A kit kat is a healthy snack. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
  9. 9. A child should only have 2 servings from the vegetable group a day. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
  10. 10. Credits <ul><li>http://kidshealth.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.keepkidshealthy.com/nutrition/ </li></ul>
  11. 11. Good Job! Back to Question
  12. 12. Oops Try Again
  13. 13. You Got It Back to Question
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  15. 15. You’re Awesome Back to Question
  16. 16. Maybe Next Time Try Again

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