Ch 24: Childhood Nutrition, Health & Safety

About This Chapter

Re-discover the steps adults can take to promote healthy behaviors among children. Video lessons and quizzes in this chapter also review risks to children's health and the impacts of health on learning.

Childhood Nutrition, Health & Safety - Chapter Summary

Begin your review with lessons outlining threats to young children's health and safety and preventive measures that can be taken to mitigate these risks. You'll also find lessons covering various aspects of wellness. The impact of children's mental and physical health on learning ability is addressed along with definitions of health promotion and health behavior.

Wrap up your studies with a lesson covering some ways to help children make smart decisions about their food choices and nutrition. By the time you reach the end of the chapter you'll have reviewed the following topics:

  • Definitions of health and wellness
  • Children's health risks
  • Influences of health on learning
  • Health promotion

This chapter's short, entertaining video lessons are taught by experienced instructors. Navigate among the topics with the video tags that make it easy to revisit a lesson's main ideas. You'll also find transcripts highlighting each lesson's important vocabulary terms and self-checking quizzes you can take as many times as you need to.

7 Lessons in Chapter 24: Childhood Nutrition, Health & Safety
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Nutrition, Health, and Safety in Early Childhood

1. Nutrition, Health, and Safety in Early Childhood

As children grow and develop, so do threats to their health. From nutrition and childhood obesity to accidents, this lesson will explore the issues that face children in early childhood and what parents can do to deal with them.

Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

2. Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

It's important to be happy and healthy! This lesson will contrast between health and wellness as well as what the different dimension of wellness are and how they interact.

Health Behaviors and Promotion: Definition & Explanation

3. Health Behaviors and Promotion: Definition & Explanation

In this lesson, we will discuss health promotion, health behavior, and the three different kinds of disease prevention strategies you can employ to stay healthy for as long as possible.

Major Risks to Children's Health

4. Major Risks to Children's Health

This lesson will examine the major risks to children's health. We will also discuss some ways that these deaths could be prevented and will end with a quiz to test your knowledge.

How Health Influences Learning in Children

5. How Health Influences Learning in Children

This lesson highlights several common issues that impact health and learning in children. Following the lesson is a short quiz to test what you have learned.

Improving Psychosocial Health - Factors & Positive Steps

6. Improving Psychosocial Health - Factors & Positive Steps

What characterizes psychosocial health? This lesson focuses on the important factors that influence an individual's psychosocial health and the positive steps that can be taken to improve psychosocial health.

Teaching Children to Make Healthy Life Choices

7. Teaching Children to Make Healthy Life Choices

Healthy life choices are important, but how can we teach children to do this? In this lesson, we'll go over five steps to teaching healthy choices and see how they can be applied.

Chapter Practice Exam
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