Lobbying on school curriculum to DofE

Lobbying on school curriculum to DofE

Food education and cooking based on sound principles of diet and nutrition is a basic life skill, which sadly is not acquired at school or at home anymore. As a consequence, almost 18% of children aged between 2 and 15 have grown clinically obese in the last decade. If this trend continues one-fifth of boys and one-third of girls will be obese by 2020 (National Audit Office – Tackling Obesity in England 2006)