Displaying items by tag: Health

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 10:29

Recognizing Vitamin A Deficiency in Children


Families need to eat certain foods to help them stay strong, healthy, productive and smart. One important nutrient that some foods provide is vitamin A. When you don’t get enough vitamin A from the foods you eat, you have trouble seeing at night and other vision problems, and you may become more vulnerable to other illnesses, such as diarrhea and measles. Children and pregnant women especially need vitamin A, and if they don’t get it their health can be negatively affected forever, leaving them vulnerable to blindness and other life threatening diseases.


Tuesday, 17 April 2018 09:38

Nutrition for 6-9 Month Old Infants


ntroducing solid foods, also known as complementary feeding, to infants is an important part of their growth and development. The purpose of the “Nutrition for 6-9 month old Infants” Activity Sheet is to explain how to properly introduce solid foods to children.


Nutrition for 6-9 Month Old Infants, Jeanette Andrade, 2016

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 09:30

Nutrition During Illness

INGENAES Activity Sheet

Proper nutrition is needed to prevent illness, to re-stablish the balance and to reduce further issues with the condition. The purpose of the “Nutrition during Illness” Activity Sheet is to encourage those who are ill to eat nutritious foods on a daily basis.


Nutrition During Illness, Jeanette Andrade, 2016

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 09:22

Iron Needs for Female Adolescents

INGENAES Activity Sheed

Iron is critical for adolescent (ages 12-19 years) females for their red blood cells and to reduce illness. The purpose of the “Iron Needs for Female Adolescents” activity sheet is to encourage participants to consume iron on a daily basis.


Iron Needs for Female Adolescents, Jeanette Andrade, 2016