Coursera Note: Child Nutrition (week 1)

Food is more than nutrition.

It has social function: celebrate; pass traditions; communicate;

First food: water.

Macro nutrients: carbohydrates, proteins, fats.

Micronutrients: vitamins and minerals.

dietary fiber: ruffage.

Child eat family meals do better in emotional wellbeing.

Children are in trouble: highly processed food become trend, it has more sauce.

Companies compete for profit. In order to let food become welcome and last long, they add a lot of ingredients to improve color and flavor. As parent, even though fond we made are less flashy and colorful, we can be the best ads and do powerful compaign. We can show farms nearby, help children to plant food, limit screen-based ads.

USDA nutrition guidelines.

1992 nutrition pyramid.

2005 USDA My pyramid: grains, vegetables, fruit, milk and meat and alternates or protein food. A small bottle of cooking oil. Stair means exercise is needed.

2011 USDA My plate: 1/4 fruit; 1/4 vegetable; 1/4 grains; 1/4 meat. some dairy.

authors opinion: water; fruit and vegetable variety; watch portion;

6 things in kitchen

olive oil; sugar; salt; lemons; onion or garlic;

stock a kitchen pantry

stable food supply help you cook often.
pasta, rice, oats, beans, and lentils, quinoa (high protein grain and high in fiber),
flour: gluten free. nut flours like almond meal and hazelnut flour, dry nut,
spice drawer: chili powder, coriander, black pepper, dried thyme, vanilla essence,
fridge: eggs, milk, butter, cheese, yogurt,
carrot, tomato, beans as backup vegetables.

it’s better to be real than be perfect.

learn how to cook, try new recipes, learn from mistakes, be fearless, and above all, have fun.

  • a toad in the hole for breakfast
  • fruit smoothie
  • stir fry vegetable (add smashed ginger and plum)

Recommend readings

Maya Adam

  • Food Love Family: A Practical Guide to Child Nutrition (October 2015)

Mark Bittman

Michael Moss

Michael Pollan

使用Google Drive存放网页

  1. 选中文件夹,点击分享按钮
  2. 在分享选项中,选择Advanced
  3. 在Who can access下,点击Change
  4. 将文档设置为全部可见,选择Public on the web
  5. 完成设置后,进入文件夹。网址上后面的这一串字符复制下来。
  6. 在后面加上这一串字符,即可得到该文件夹下网页的公开访问地址。




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