Education: Health Care Perspectives for Teachers
University of San Diego Department of Continuing Education
Kids Healthy- Childrens Nutrition Guide
This site helps us learn more about childhood nutrition, including the
food guide pyramids, understanding food labels, and providing kids with
enough vitamins, minerals and calories.
Gale Encyclopedia of Childhood and Adolescence
Looks at the nutritional needs and recommendations for children from infancy
Research Newsletter- Childhood Obesity
Discusses a Spanish study of overweight schoolchildren that suggests that
eating habits instilled in the young persist into adulthood.
Research Newsletter-Childhood Energy Intake
Article discusses how increased energy intake early in life can positively
effect the later development of cancer.
Today- Childhood Diet and Breast Cancer Risk
Cutting down on animal fats and eating more fruits and vegetables during
childhood may help lessen lifelong breast cancer risk.
Take the food guide pyramid quiz to learn about the dietary needs of toddlers.
Library- Knowledge Path: Child and Adolescent Nutrition
This guide points to key resources on the topic of child and adolescent
The importance of nutrition in children from birth to age 21 is critical
for healthy growth and development. Parentsí behaviors and attitudes towards
food will be what their children follow throughout his or her life.