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nutritional guidance for early years: food choices for children aged 1-5 years in early education and childcare settings

Published: 23 Mar 2005
ISBN:
0755944313

nutritional guidance for providers of food in early years settings

58 page PDF

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58 page PDF

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nutritional guidance for early years: food choices for children aged 1-5 years in early education and childcare settings
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58 page PDF

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nutritional guidance for early years: food choices for children aged 1-5 years in early education and childcare settings

A CONSULTATION DOCUMENT

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Section 1 Introduction
Section 2 Eating Habits, Nutrients, Food and Menu Planning
2.1 Developing positive eating habits
2.2 Nutrient guidance for early years
2.3 Menu planning
2.4 Example menus:
Menu 1: 10-day menu for children 1-3 years old
Menu 2: 10-day menu for children 4-6 years old
Section 3 Additional Information
3.1 Physical activity
3.2 Drinks
3.3 Snacks
3.4 Vegetarian and vegan diets
3.5 Food choices and religious faiths and beliefs
3.6 Children with special needs or therapeutic diets
3.7 Oral and dental health for toddlers and pre-school children
3.8 Vitamin supplementation
Section 4 Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
4.1 Involving parents and guardians
4.2 Developing a food and nutrition policy
4.3 Training
4.4 Monitoring and evaluation
Section 5 References
National documents and links
Annex 1 Nutrient guidance for children aged 1-5 years
Annex 2 Menu planning
Annex 3 Menus 1 and 2 with weighted portion sizes
Annex 4 Children's fruit and vegetable portion sizes
Annex 5 Working group
Appendix A Scottish Executive consultation process
Appendix B Summary of questions