Child Care Fact Sheets

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Child Care Fact Sheets - nutrition fact sheets that can be used as resource materials for family day care homes and child care centers.

  

  

  


Advantages and Disadvantages of Convenience Foods: Comparing Nutrition
Learn the nutritional advantages and disadvantages of convenience foods. Published 2010.
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Convenience Foods: Comparing Cost
Advantages and disadvantages of the cost of convenience foods are featured in this fact sheet. Published 2010.
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Convenience Foods: Time and Labor
What are the advantages and disadvantages of convenience foods when it comes to time and labor? Published 2010.
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Cost-Effective Shopping
Learn tips to become a cost-effective shopper. Published 2010.
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Cycle Menus
Learn tips about creating and using cycle menus. Published 2009.
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Going Green
Learn how to save energy and reduce waste. Published 2009.
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Handwashing for Children and Staff
Learn when and how to properly wash hands. Published 2009.
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Introducing Solid Food to Infants
Learn when and how to introduce solid foods to infants. Published 2009.
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Keeping Food Safe During Power Outages
Learn how to keep food safe when power is lost. Published 2009.
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Measuring and Weighing
Success in food preparation depends on accurately weighing or measuring each ingredient. Published 2010.
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Nutritional Benefits of Milk
Learn about the important role milk plays in the health of young children. Published 2011.
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Nutritional Benefits of Water
Learn about helping young children get the water their bodies need. Published 2011.
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Planning a Budget
A well planned budget will help assure you always have adequate resources to provide healthful meals that meet the CACFP requirements. Learn how to start a budget. Published 2010.
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Portion Control
Learn the advantages of portion control. Published 2010.
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Reading Labels for Food Allergens
Learn to read labels to protect children in your care who have food allergies. Published 2009.
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Recipe Adjustment
Learn the necessity of recipe adjustments and how to change the yield or the number of servings specified in a recipe. Published 2010.
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Recognizing and Responding to Food Allergy Symptoms
Learn to recognize and respond to dangerous food allergy symptoms. Published 2009.
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Recycling
Learn why and how to recycle. Published 2009.
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Shopping Tips to Keep Food Safe
Learn to shop for food safely. Published 2009.
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Vitamin A
Learn the benefits and sources of Vitamin A. Published 2009.
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Vitamin C
Learn the benefits and sources of Vitamin C. Published 2009.
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Whole-Grain Foods
Learn to recognize and add whole-grain foods to your menus. Published 2009.
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Young Children and Daily Physical Needs
Learn about the exercise and physical activity young children need. Published 2011.
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