9780827383531

Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child

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  • ISBN13:

    9780827383531

  • ISBN10:

    0827383533

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/19/1996
  • Publisher: Thomson Delmar Learning
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Summary

This book is intended for students working in an educational setting, teachers, caregivers, and parents desiring information about current concepts as they relate to the fields of health, safety and nutrition for young children. Health, Safety & Nutrition is also intended to help adults assist young children develop good habits and attitudes, and to assume lifelong responsibility for their own well being.

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
Unit 1 Health, Safety, and Nutrition: An Introduction xxi
Interrelationship of Health, Safety, and Nutrition
1(14)
Unit 2 Health of the Young Child: Maximizing the Child's Potential 15(134)
Promoting Good Health
17(21)
Health Appraisals
38(14)
Health Assessment Tools
52(28)
Conditions Affecting Children's Health
80(21)
The Infectious Process and Effective Control
101(19)
Communicable and Acute Illness: Identification and Management
120(29)
Unit 3 Safety for the Young Child 149(138)
Creating a Safe Environment
151(28)
Safety Management
179(28)
Management of Accidents and Injuries
207(32)
Child Abuse and Neglect
239(20)
Educational Experiences for Young Children
259(28)
Unit 4 Foods and Nutrients: Basic Concepts 287(68)
Nutritional Guidelines
289(18)
Nutrients That Provide Energy (carbohydrates, fats, and proteins)
307(15)
Nutrients That Promote Growth of Body Tissues (proteins, minerals, and water)
322(14)
Nutrients That Regulate Body Functions (proteins, minerals, water, and vitamins)
336(19)
Unit 5 Nutrition and the Young Child 355(114)
Infant Feeding
357(18)
Feeding the Toddler and Preschool Child
375(17)
Planning and Serving Nutritious Meals
392(24)
Food Safety and Economy
416(24)
Nutrition Education Concepts and Activities
440(29)
Appendices 469(22)
A Nutrition Analysis of Various Fast Foods
470(3)
B Growth Charts for Boys and Girls
473(9)
C Sources of Free and Inexpensive Materials Related to Health, Safety, and Nutrition
482(6)
D Federal Food Programs
488(3)
Glossary 491(10)
Index 501

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