Fussy Eaters - an action plan
Fussy Eaters - an action plan
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A planned approach to help manage persistant fussy eating in the under 5's.
Enforcement of healthy eating messages for self-management - advice is easily understood requiring no additional explanation.
- Weaning, including through milk intolerance
- Healthy eating for children Aged 1 - 12
- Weight gain for children who may struggle to eat enough
- Establishing eating patterns for children with eating difficulties
Problems with eating
- Know why eating difficulties arise and have practical strategies to tackle these and build a regular eating pattern
- Know the health benefits of healthy eating
- Understand how to choose a balanced diet
- Recognise the importance of establishing regular eating patterns
- Be able to address nutritional issues e.g. constipation, and know when/where to get further help
- Be aware of strategies to use to encourage weight gain/loss
- Be aware of benefits of being a healthy weight
- Know practical steps to have healthy meals/snacks
- Be aware of the value of exercise and strategies to achieve guideline amounts
- Be aware of triggers to seek professional advice
- Be aware of reasons for poor growth/weight
- Know how to make meals and snacks more nourishing and how to adapt 5 food groups to increase energy
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