1.1 Explain The Importance Of Health Promotion

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‘Health promotion means to have a positive attitude in the setting to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.’ One way children’s well-being can be supported by health promotion in the setting is by snack time. During snack time and lunch in my setting they have health foods which they encourage all children to eat. The setting provides balanced and healthy meals for the children. By giving children healthy meals and snacks it sets a good example and teaches children what they should be eating. Research from the national diet survey shows that ‘92% of children consume more saturated fat than recommended, 86% consume too much sugar, 72% consume to much salt and 96% of children don’t eat enough fruit and vegetables.’ This shows that some parents

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