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To promote healthy eating habits, the author engages children in draw-and-talk or draw-and-write activities and provides teachers with essential instructional resources.

A Balanced Diet

The following is from Teachers magazine Nov. 2004 issue 35:

The availability of junk food and the pernicious influences of child-targeted advertising, combined with a general trend for young people to be relatively inactive, is a recipe for disaster. A diminished life-expectancy and reduced quality of life for the unfit young have been predicted by experts, and unless things change, the loss of potential suffered by the nation could affect us all.

(See http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/teachers/issue35/primary/features/Balanceddiet)

Fit for School

The following is also from the above website.

In November 2004 Charles Clarke announced the Healthy Living Blueprint for Schools (http://www.apse.org.uk).

The Healthy Living Blueprint for Schools supports schools in working towards five key objectives:

  • To promote a school ethos and environment which encourages a healthy lifestyle
  • To use the full ...
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