healthy balanced menu Essay

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EYMP3 Promote children’s welfare and well being in the early years
5 day menu of a healthy and balanced menu

Breakfast
Mid-morning snack
Lunch
Mid-afternoon snack
Tea
drinks
Monday

Porridge
Fruit
organge juice
Crackers
Juice
Meat/chicken cury rice with veg. fruits yogurt whole grain crackers or a toast with peanut butter
Chick peas curry with potatoes. Chappati
Yogurt

Tuesday

Oatmeal
JuiceUnit
Yogurt
Ham Sandwich with salad, olives fruit Cashew nuts or fruits with milk

Lentil curry
Chappati
Mix vegetable
Yogurt with cucumbers and tomatoes

Wednesday

Egg on toast
Milk
Cheese crackers
Juice
Stuffed veg.nan bread served with set yogurt dip of cucumbers and tomatoes cheese milk fruit Lentils
Mixed veg. chappati/rice salad

Thursday

Butter toast
Milk
Olives
Cheese
Sandwiches with various fillings cut fruit
Milk
Crackers
Cream of chicken soup salad bread

Friday

Sausages
Eggs
Milk yogurt veg.pilao rice set yogurts salad Milk
Fruits
Chicken curry with rice / chappati, salad

Substitutes for dietary requirements

** ALL MEALS ARE PROVIDED WITH
WATER OR JUICE/MILK.

Look at page 393 – 396 of your candidate handbook for information on the different sources of nutrition that a child requires it also lists the requirements of the governments drive to a healthier diet for children through Schools Food Trust. Using the back of this sheet draw a healthy plate that will identify the nutritional requirements of a child. Ask you tutor if you do not understand what you have to do.

Dietary requirements of children and young people
Religious groups
Their food beliefs and foods they can or cannot eat
Hindu

Usually vegetarians. They can have milk and dairy products.Their festivals include fasting at times.
So usually no meat/eggs are eaten.
Jews

No pork,shellfish or rabbit.
Meat must be kosher.
Meat and dairy food must not be cooked and eaten together.
Sikhs

Can be vegetarian by choice but are allowed meat if it means survival.
Meat is generally killed by one blow(Jhatka).
Nothing as such is prohibited.
Muslims

Eat only Halal meat.
Don’t eat pork .
They observe regular fastings in the month of Ramadan.
Rastafarians

generally eat anything which is naturally available with the exceptions of shellfish and pork.
They don’t have any food preservative ,colour or flavor added foods.
Thyme is used as a substitute to salt and coconut milk is a basic ingredient.
Cooking is generally done in earthen ware and metal utensils are prohibited.
Mormons

.Alcohol and beverages containing caffeine prohibited • Moderation in all foods • Fasting practiced

Christians

Believe in the last supper and have bread and wine.
Meats are restricted.

Food preferences

Foods that they do not eat
Vegetarians

No meats,poultry or fish. At times not even eggs.Milk and cheese can be eaten.
Vegans

No animal or animal products are eaten including milk or cheese.

Food allergies and allergic reactions – Medical conditions
Food allergies
Reaction could be
Peanuts/Tree nuts

Could be life threatening as it causes a sudden drop in blood pressure Anaphlaxis. and the person allergic to pea nuts could be prescribed an Epinephrine which needs to be carried with them at all times.
Lactose/Milk or dairy

can cause immediate wheezing, hives and vomiting. In case if a person has lactose intolerance then they might feel abdominal cramps, bloating, constipation or diarrhoea.
Fish

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