Another excellent post from Sally and very relevant as I have just read that In England, this is the fourth consecutive year that severe obesity in year 6 has broken records, and it is up more than a third since 2006.
Levels of severe obesity among children in the last year of primary school have hit an all-time high, according to official figures that have dismayed public health experts…I don’t know about dismaying public health experts it is dismaying me…
In part three of this series I looked at children aged two to seven years old with the emphasis on activity and Vitamin D to complement a freshly cooked varied diet and build strong bodies and an effective immune system.
The Obesity epidemic – Part Four– Finding a point to intervene in the life cycle – 7 – 14 – School Lunches
This week I am going to cover, what I consider the best time to intervene in the obesity epidemic, to achieve the most effective results.
This is a time of enormous growth and development physically and mentally for a child and they need the best nutrition possible to achieve that healthily.
In next week’s post I am going to share what is needed for healthy brain development, but first a look at the lunchtime meal of the day that our school children are being provided in this…
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