Healthy bodies and minds require proper nutrition and exercise. Child care providers and parents can ensure that children eat healthy snacks and meals and learn good eating habits. This course provides information on nutritious menu planning and a nine step process designed to help you develop nutritious menus for preschool children. This course also addresses infant feeding.Not all courses are approved for early care and education in every state. Please check State and CEU Approvals page for details.
Course Learning Objectives:
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- List at least five essential nutrients
- Identify the steps in the menu planning process
- Use the USDA meal pattern guidelines to plan a healthy meal