Shoring up youngsters’s diet – Barbados upping its faculty meals ‘recreation’

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The Ministry of Education in Barbados has received support from a number of regional agencies in support of the implementation of a school nutrition policy to support the nutritional needs of school children in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in the upcoming school year 2021/22 in the island’s member country.

In a report in last Sunday’s edition of the Barbados Advocate, Joy Adamson, the island’s chief education officer, who is also responsible for technical and vocational training, is quoted as saying that the new policy will include a review of the menus for the country’s school dining department Pay special attention to health-related activities in schools and advise parents on how to prepare healthy meals and encourage their children to consume healthy foods.