Daycare Nutrition – keeping kids healthy with a healthy diet.

Proper nutrition for children should be fostered in daycare.

Defining Overweight and Obesity in Preschoolers: Interview with Dr. Wendy M. Miller

December 18, 2009

Tweet Tweet Nearly 25 percent of children ages 2 through 5 are classified as obese or overweight. Is your childcare center taking measures to prevent overweight and obesity or is it adding to the problem?  The Commission to Prevent Childhood Obesity recent released a list of 14 recommendations to prevent childhood obesity. As a childcare [...]

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Daycare Food Programs Benefit Daycare Businesses

November 23, 2009

Tweet Tweet Daycare food programs provide cash reimbursements for nourishing meals and snacks served to children ages 12 years and younger in licensed family day care homes. The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) improves the quality of daycare by making it more affordable for many low-income families. The [...]

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5 Healthy Lunches Toddlers Will Eat

October 6, 2009

Tweet Tweet Toddlers can be very fussy eaters. Sometimes toldders will go on food jags, requesting to eat same foods day in and day out. The trick to getting kids to eat an array of healthy foods is to make it appealing to the eye, creative, and delicious. Whether you are a parent or a [...]

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Avoid Choking Hazards and Allergic Reactions in Toddlers: Worst Foods for Toddlers

September 4, 2009

Tweet Tweet As a child day care center owner, your first order of duty is to keep the children in your care safe. Within the scope of child safety, your daycare business must consider which foods are potentially dangerous to small children. Toddlers are at risk for choking and severe allergic reactions caused by food. [...]

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Infant and Toddler Nutrition: Vitamin D Requirements for Toddlers

August 26, 2009

Tweet Tweet When starting your child care business, daycare food programs and daycare nutrition are vital component to consider. Parents in conjunction with child care providers must work together to ensure that children receive the proper amount of vitamins and minerals each day.

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The Effective Way to Keep your Kids Healthy

May 24, 2009

Tweet Tweet Once you opt to leave your kids at a childcare center, there are still a number of concerns you have to consider. Childcare centers are business oriented facilities and thus, some of them overlook the value of cleanliness and hygiene. But still, there are ways to make sure your kids are healthy and [...]

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Caring For Children – Daycare And Nutrition

March 4, 2009

Tweet Tweet In this article, we will discuss the most important parts of providing daycare for your child and your child’s nutritional needs. It is not easy for parents not to personally take care of their children as they need to go to work. If a parent entrusts his child off to daycare and doesn’t [...]

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