Assessment of the Quality of Mid-Day Meal Packaged for Nursery School Children in Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Authors

  • Mary Folakemi Adetoogun Institute of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  • Olalekan Elijah Ojedokun Institute of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

Keywords:

Assessment of Quality, Packaged Mid-Day Meal, Nursery School Children.

Abstract

This study identified the kind of food and snacks packaged as mid-day meal for nursery school children and determined the magnitude of influence of the children on their parents' choice of school-bound mid-day in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. The study adopted the survey research design and collected relevant information from parents of nursery school children and their classroom teachers. The study observed that there was no synergy of efforts between the parents and teachers of nursery school children in ensuring that food and snacks of good quality were packaged as mid-day meal for Ile-Ife nursery school children, as Rice with Stew was the most prominent mid-day in their launch pack alongside. Biscuits which have less nutritional value and are not balanced diet-wise.

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Published

2017-03-01

How to Cite

Adetoogun, M. F., & Ojedokun, O. E. (2017). Assessment of the Quality of Mid-Day Meal Packaged for Nursery School Children in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 54(1), 29–39. Retrieved from https://www.informaticsjournals.com/index.php/ijnd/article/view/14786

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