Feeding Preschoolers: Nutrition for Growth and Development
This course will cover developmental milestones and how they relate to self-feeding, preschooler nutrient needs, meal patterns, and common meal time concerns.
This course will cover developmental milestones and how they relate to self-feeding, nutrient needs of preschoolers, meal patterns, and common meal time concerns.
Learning objectives for this course include:
- Understand preschool developmental milestones and how they relate to self-feeding.
- Detail the nutrient needs during the preschool years and how they impact growth and development.
- Understand preschooler serving sizes and appropriate food choices.
- Identify common mealtime concerns of preschoolers and potential solutions.
Clock hours: 1.0 clock hour Course Cost: $10 USD.
Dr. Jessica Barnes received her PhD in nutrition from Texas Woman's University. Her research focused on food preference development and creating materials to help preschoolers become familiar with healthy foods. She has worked with families and communities as a clinical and community Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.