Junk Food in Schools

Nice to see our school getting positive mention in this Hindustan Times piece on keeping junk food out of schools.

HT Piece

However, maintaining our standards on this does require vigilance – it’s very easy to let standards and values erode on this – under a barrage of media advertising and suggestions of those who will have you believe that – once in a while won’t hurt – on special occasions.

If you tell children this is food and drink for ‘special occasions’ – to be associated with fun and excitement, then inevitably you make them want more of it!

Why does this matter? Just see this powerful TED presentation from chef, Jamie Oliver:

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