This short course is the first part of the toddler eating module for the toddler specialist consultant training pathway.
This short course includes the lessons:
- Toddler nutrition and digestion
- How do adults eat? Food culture and ideology
- Toddlers’ taste perceptions
- What do toddlers eat?
- How do toddlers eat?
- What don’t toddlers eat?
In this course you will gain a detailed understanding of how toddler digestion matures and how toddlers eating preferences and habits develop. This is essential for understanding toddler behaviour around eating, and toddler eating needs.
Prerequisites: Core module 8 short course bundle on Human nutrition
Relevant prior learning: It is not necessary to complete the following courses prior to this course, however doing so will give you a good grounding in the relevant background areas.
Core module 3: An introduction to physiology and biochemistry.
Core module 5: An introduction to psychological development