Unit 12 Food and Nutrition

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Unit 12 – Nutrition and healthy food for children CACHE Level 3 A Reflect on the role and responsibilities of the practitioner in providing suitable food and nutrition for all the children in the setting B1 Evaluate the guidelines that support early years settings to introduce and encourage children to make healthy choices of food and drink C1 Discuss the factors that may influence the diet of young children and their families and the types of food provided E1 Describe the main food groups that are essential to meet the basic needs of the body. D1 Explain what is meant by a balanced nutritious diet for the growing child E2 Explain the possible effects of poor eating on the health and well being of children. E3 Describe legal requirements and government guidelines that promote safe and healthy eating for children. E4 Describe the policies and procedures of the setting that promote safe and healthy eating for children E5 Provide appropriate menus for 24 hours that show how to meet the particular nutritional needs of a baby aged 9 months and a child aged 7 years E6 Choose ONE (1) example of a condition and describe how to meet the nutritional, social and emotional needs of a child in the setting who has this condition E7 Give an example of an activity that involves children in the safe preparation of food and show how this activity benefits the children E8 Show an understanding of diversity and inclusive practice E9 Include references and a bibliography Claire Enright Kent college 481.000 S0534264 A Reflect on the role and responsibilities of the practitioner in providing suitable food and nutrition for all the children in the setting A A practitioner’s role and responsibilities is providing suitable food and nutrition for children in the setting which means the practitioners role is to provide healthy snacks for all children, these could be changing and

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