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Childhood Nutrition: Preventing Obesity (DVD)

Childhood Nutrition: Preventing Obesity (DVD)

No. 6944


from InJoy

This newly updated program gives parents and caregivers the tools they need to make the best nutritional choices for children, starting at birth! It conveys a powerful message—what and how we feed our children matters, and instilling healthy eating habits early in childhood can help prevent obesity later in life.

Featuring these updates:

  • 2010 Dietary Guidelines information
  • USDA's "MyPlate"
  • Latest AAP guidelines on food choking prevention
  • Current food allergy recommendations
  • More emphasis on low-cal, nutrient-packed food choices like fruits and vegetables
  • How to read "Nutrition Fact" food labels
  • Fresh look with modern graphics and a new host
  • Content Includes:
    Volume 1: Feeding Your Baby (Birth to Age 1) (23 min.)

  • Breastmilk and Formula – benefits of breastfeeding, hunger and satiation cues, bonding, safe formula feeding
  • Starting Solids – signs of being ready for solids, iron-rich first foods, age-appropriate portion sizes and food textures
  • Baby Food Basics – common first foods, food allergies, safe baby food preparation, feeding routines
  • Self-Feeding – introducing finger foods, avoiding extra fats and added sugars and salts, choking hazards
  • Family Meals – tips for eating together as a family, active playtime, screen time recommendations
  • Volume 2: Young Children Eating Right (Ages 1 to 5) (22 min.)

  • Variety – USDA's "MyPlate," appropriate portion sizes, healthy snack ideas, limiting juice, unhealthy fats, avoiding choking hazards
  • Reduce Mealtime Conflicts – eating routines, tips for choosy eaters, offering child choices, not forcing or withholding food
  • Food Adventures – shopping together, nutrition fact labels, cooking together, family meals, messy eating, fun food ideas
  • Healthy Habits – active playtime, limiting screen time, healthy fast food choices, easy homemade meals
  • Bonus Clip for Kids: promotes healthy eating and an active lifestyle in a kid-friendly format (7 min.)

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