This book contains 7 chapters. The following topics are discussed: case for school health and nutrition; challenges for child health and nutrition (infectious diseases and nutritional deficiencies); health, nutrition and access to education; long-term effects of preschool health and nutrition on educational achievement; health, nutrition and educational achievement of school age children; costs and benefits of school health and nutrition interventions; and school health and nutrition programmes.This kind of interactive exploration of the environment is essential for childrena#39;s mental development. ... (mental) ability to control movement; impairment of sensory organs can affect perceptual and other higher-order cognitive functions. Box 4.1. Basic processes of the brain Poor health and nutrition affect the basic processes of the brain, how electrical signals are passed on from one cell to another.
|Title||:||School Health, Nutrition and Education for All|
|Author||:||Matthew C. H. Jukes, Lesley J. Drake, Donald A. P. Bundy|
|Publisher||:||CABI - 2008|