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NUTR 2050
Jess Haines

Chapter 10 Nutrition Textbook Notes ToddlerPreschooler NutritionChildren continue to grow and develop physically cognitively and emotionally during the toddler and preschoolage years adding many new skills rapidly with timeLearning to enjoy new foods and developing feeding skills are important components of this period of increasing independence and explorationChildren have an innate ability to selfregulate food intake Parents and caretakers need to provide children nutritious foods and let children decide how much to eatParents and caretakers have tremendous influence on childrens development of appropriate eating physical activity and other health behaviours and habits formed during the toddler and preschool yearsGrowth Velocity The rate of growth over time Toddlers Children between the ages of 1 and 3 years Gross Motor Skills Development and use of large muscle groups as exhibited by walking alone running walking up stairs riding a tricycle hopping and skippingFine Motor Skills Development and use of smaller muscle groups demonstrated by stacking objects scribbling and copying a circle or squarePreschoolAge Children Children between the ages of 35 years who are not yet attending kindergartenTracking Toddler and Preschooler HealthThe percent of children living in poverty is a widely used indicator of child wellbeing and this rate has increased dramatically in recent yearsNormal Growth and Development An infants birth weight triples in the first 12
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