Recent statistics show that we are slowly making progress combating the obesity epidemic that has been facing our nation. However, we still have some work ahead of us. As a child care provider who serves snacks and meals to children, you have a unique opportunity to help them develop healthy habits for life. This can be a bit of a challenge though if you care for picky eaters or children who have been diagnosed with a food intolerance or food allergy. During this Videoconference, experts will provide information about nutrition and physical activity for young children. They will also spend time providing tips for how to help you create a supportive environment for picky eaters. Finally, they will explain ways to care for children with food intolerances or food allergies that can help you prevent or respond to food allergy emergencies.
OCFS Topics: 1,2,3