Nutrition of young children living in children's collectives

The great value has the correct organization of nutrition of young children living in children's institutions [Druzhinina L. Century, 1987].
Especially important organization of nutrition in infant homes, where children often come from the first days of life, often weakened, with various lesions of the Central nervous system or other deviations from socially disadvantaged families or from hospitals.
It is known that feeding is the most important factor in the external environment, which determines the state of health of the child, and the main prevention measure premorbid of alimentary-dependent States, most frequently in early childhood - rickets, anemia, chronic eating disorders, exudative diathesis and other Rational nutrition helps improve the immune reactivity of the organism of the child and thereby influences the reduction of the incidence of acute respiratory diseases, intestinal infections, goiter, which is especially important for private childcare facilities, which is the home of the child.
No less important is the role of proper nutrition of children in preschool institutions, which currently covers about 60 % of children of preschool age. Many pre-school establishments are working on extending the working hours (up to 14 hours), part - around the clock, and nutrition of children mostly, except weekends and holidays, is provided by these institutions. So how in power, largely depends on the level of physical and psychical development of children and morbidity.

  • The peculiarities of nutrition of children in infant homes
  • Organization of meals in pre-school institutions