Obstacles to Good Nutrition
Children in the United States face significant obstacles to good nutrition. This is due in part to the increased consumption of fast food.
Review Chapter 6 in your text, particularly the section titled “Reality Check: How Is America Eating: Do We Fulfill Our Nutritional Needs?” as well as the articles and Web sites listed in this week’s Learning Resources. Drawing on these resources, what you have learned in the course so far, and your own observations of current lifestyle trends, consider the following:
Current obstacles to good nutrition for young children
Knowledge and approaches adults committed to the well-being of children can take to overcome these obstacles
With these thoughts in mind:
By Day 3:
Post a response to the following:
Identify at least two obstacles to good nutrition for young children and social, economic, and/or historical forces that have brought about or contributed to these obstacles.
Describe how early childhood advocates and professionals might offset/overcome these obstacles