Content tagged "healthy eating"

5 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 26, 2018

There are many ways that a limited food budget can include items that are both delicious and nutritious. Here are five tips that low-income families and...

Eating Behaviors and Challenges in Child Care

Child Care Updated: October 13, 2015

Feeding young children healthy, well-balanced meals and snacks supports their growth and development. But what can a child care provider do when children...

Tips for Child Care Providers to Promote Healthy Attitudes about Food

Child Care Updated: October 01, 2015

As children grow and experience new foods, child care providers may notice changes in eating habits or attitudes about certain foods. The following are...

Helping Children in Child Care Learn Healthy Eating Habits

Child Care Updated: October 01, 2015

Child care providers play an important role in supporting young children who are overweight and obese. Teaching healthy food choices will give children an...

Typical Eating Behaviors in Young Children

Child Care Updated: October 01, 2015

Dealing with eating challenges such as picky eaters and food "strikes" is a common challenge in child care. Remember that children grow at different rates,...

Guidelines for Choosing Nutritious Foods for Children in Child Care

Child Care Updated: September 21, 2015

Child care providers play a key role in preventing childhood obesity by ensuring that children have access to healthy meals and snacks that meet their...

Things to Consider when Planning for Physical Activities in Child Care

Child Care Updated: September 18, 2015

Childhood obesity is a growing problem in early childhood. Child care providers can play an important role in preventing obesity by helping children stay...

Take Time to Savor Meals and Snacks in Child Care

Child Care Updated: September 14, 2015

Child care providers play a crucial role in helping young children learn healthy eating habits. Mealtimes and snacks in child care can be great learning...

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