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A balanced diet for children

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Task: A balanced diet provides the body with all the required nutrients in the correct amounts. Demonstrate how you could plan a balanced diet that includes a variety of interesting dishes which could be served to the children in a day nursery. Task Analysis Introduction: In this task question, the main topic for my coursework is balanced diet for children in a day nursery. From this task question, it is stated that a balanced diet provides the body with all the required nutrients in the correct amounts. Thus for the task demand, I should research to show this is true. The task also mentions that I would need to plan a balanced diet that includes a variety of interesting dishes for the children in a day nursery. Hence, in order to have great understanding of the children in a day nursery, I will do a case study on one of the children. This will help me to understand his/her likes and dislikes. From there, I will then be able to plan a balanced diet. Keywords and phrases 1. Balanced diet: When the diet provides the body with the right amounts of nutrients to fulfil the needs of the body, it is known as a balanced diet. ...read more.


* Food high in carbohydrates and proteins (i) They are still growing and developing. My priorities Task analysis In my Task Analysis, I must identify all the key words and phrases to understand the task demand together with its definition. Next I define all key words and phrases. It is important to identify all the important key factors as well as the related factors so I can focus on what to research on. I must understand what the Task Question requires me to identify so as to answer the task demand. Research and Development To help me understand the factors more, I will need to have a wide range of resources such as magazines, newspaper articles, internet, textbooks, cookbooks and libraries to research about balanced diet. I could also find out ways to plan a balanced meal that must include a variety of interesting dishes as demanded by the task. I will also ensure that my research is relevant by making sure I got back up information. As the main topic for the task question is balanced diet, I must first make sure that I know the definition and the importance of it. I will find out the effects of not having a balanced diet, be it in short or long term. ...read more.


This is needed for evaluation. Evaluation Lastly in my evaluation of the coursework, I will evaluate my whole coursework including execution. Strengths and weaknesses for me to improve are also needed to be written down in the evaluation. Think and list down the things that I could have done better when preparing the dishes during my Execution. After that, I will follow up by stating the problems I encountered during the Execution and ways to solve the encountered problems and lastly my conclusion for evaluation. The purpose of evaluation is to check if I met the target from my priorities I set for the task, evaluate the task processes and write up a conclusion on my whole coursework. Conclusion I have identified the key factors for Task analysis. I understood what are the definitions for the key factors are in my task question and what I have to focus for research. I have also written an introduction to show what I understand about the task question. The introduction also shows what I am going to do in my Task Analysis. The key factors are widening up into related factors which will help me on my research in Research and Development. I also understand what I need to do accordingly as stated in my priorities. I understand that in order to carry out the task question, I must know what the question is asking about. ?? ?? ?? ?? 1 ...read more.

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