Understanding the importance of promoting a healthy lifestyle to children aged 2 – 5 years and their families

This module will look at how you can promote a healthy lifestyle to children aged 2 – 5 and their families by understanding the principles of living an active and healthy lifestyle.

Using your knowledge, you can give guidance to families and their children about the benefits of being active, eating healthy nutritious foods and living a healthy lifestyle.

This qualification will NOT give you a professional qualification to design or provide advice on nutrition but will give you the tool kit to encourage and direct a family to sources of further help and support if they need it.

This module aims to help you understand how to promote a healthy lifestyle to families and their children.

When you have completed this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the long-term benefits of physical exercise and activity
  • Understand the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle
  • Understand how healthy eating can improve the health and wellbeing of children aged 2- 5 and into adulthood
  • Understand your role in supporting children aged 2 – 5 and their families in living a healthy lifestyle
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