Nutrition Needs of Young Children
Variety, moderation, and balance are the keys to good nutrition during childhood and throughout life. Good nutrition promotes good health and growth in children. Although good nutrition is similar for all, children's nutrition needs vary as they grow.

Lessons in this section provide

  • Introduction to Early Childhood Nutrition
  • Variety and Moderation for Balanced Nutrition in Child Care
  • Nutrition for Toddlers, Pre-School, and School-Age Children

CARE Connection: Nutrition Needs of Young Children resources

Serving Adequate Food in Child Care online course