Recently there has been an increase of concern over the eating habits of our young, this is in part due to the increasing rates of overweightness in this group and in the awareness that how our young fair will greatly impact our future. For those working with children and their parents, understanding nutritional needs and what drives these needs is very useful. Many parents find nutrition confusing and seek information from a wide array of sources. Content covers toddlers to primary school-aged children and looks at their dietary requirements, fussy eating, intolerance and allergies and other.

NOTE: This unit is not available as an elective in any programs, it is a short stand-alone course only.