Health Nutrition Education Program Curriculum and the Effects for Preschool Children

유아 대상 건강 영양 교육 프로그램 내용 및 효과에 대한 연구

  • Lee, Hyun-Ok (School of Hotel Culinary Art and Nutrition, Anyang Technical College)
  • 이현옥 (안양과학대학 호텔조리영양학부)
  • Published : 2007.06.30


This study had two purposes: first, to develop various health nutrition education materials for preschool children as well as their teachers and parents, and second, to apply the health nutrition education programs systematically. The health nutrition education materials consisted of : 'Salt! I know what it is and eat it', 'Friend! Let's have breakfast.', 'I eat vegetables(rainbow)', 'I hate fat', 'I enjoy exercise', 'I am growing very fast'. 'I am curious about my body', 'My body is important', 'Cigarettes, what are they?', 'What's included in cigarettes?'. 'Smoking, it gives my family pain', 'Let's quit smoking', and 'Let's drink moderately'. During the education period, booklets, wall charts, photographs, food models, videos, animated films, and demonstrations were utilized. Based on age, there were significant differences in the effects of 'I am curious about my body'(p<0.05), 'What is included in cigarettes?'(p<0.01), and 'Smoking, it gives my family pain'(p<0.05). There were also significant differences in 'Salt! I know what it is and eat it', 'Friends! Let's have breakfast.', 'My body is important.' and 'Let's quit smoking'. As a result, to improve food habits and health nutrition knowledge, health nutrition education programs must be presented to day care center children as well as their parents, and persistent education is necessary.


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