ECD nutrition is important in enabling growth if given in the right proportions. ECD consumption includes cereals, milk, yoghurt, fruits and juice, snacks, vegetables, and grains. The consumption is also consistent throughout the semesters to enable a consistent growth pattern.
Yes, the meals served in ECD are well balanced. There is sufficient intake of nutritional values such as vitamins, proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Since ECD involves children in early development, their taste proclivity and dietary habits are still developing, adopting a consistent nutritional flow helps with growth.