Outline the reasons for special dietary requirements and why it is important to record and share information regarding those requirements.
Some children may have certain food they cannot eat due to illness, cultural beliefs, allergies or personal preference it’s important to know and understand what they can and can’t eat so you’re not making someone sick or offending there beliefs and food preference.
Food intolerance and allergies are related to eating certain foods and getting sick, with food allergies your immune system is not good and your body feels a treat when eating some foods.
If it’s a server case you may get anaphylactic shock and need an injection to stop your throat and tongue swelling, it’s common for children to have this with peanuts. With some intolerances like eggs and milk children can grow out of them but peanuts can still be present when an adult. Intolerances are less serve than allergies they are more common if the child has asthma or eczema or if there are is a family history of it. With diets for medical reasons it’s been recommended from medical professionals and are genetic disorders with food absorption.