Food insecurity is a common reality for vulnerable or displaced children. Meeting these basic requirements can be a challenge, so in this training series Child Nutrition expert, Lara Zakaria helps us identify early signs of nutritional deficiencies; and how to meet nutritional needs in environments of food scarcity.
Minimizing children’s exposure to harmful environmental toxins is important for their development. There are things we don’t often consider, including heating sources, air pollution, or toxic exposure. Dr. Lara Zakaria explains the importance of identifying harmful environments, and how that impacts food and childrenâs bodies.