High Five for Fibre! CFL Donates 100 boxes of Weetabix Cereals to Schools
Eating a healthy breakfast gets your day off to a good start. This is one of the key messages which students at schools across the island will be hearing as we observe Diabetes Awareness Month.
Marketing and Corporate Communications Assistant, Ms. Maliaka Blanchard, presented Ms. Lisa Hunt-Mitchell, Chief Nutritionist in the Ministry of Health, with 100 boxes of Weetabix Minis Fruit and Nut.
This product will be used for sampling during visits by Nutritionists to various primary schools to show the benefits of having a healthy balanced diet.
Commenting on the
support from CFL and Weetabix, Hunt-Mitchell said: “Many of us know about the need to maintain a healthy balanced diet but given our hectic lifestyles we often neglect ourselves and forget to have a healthy breakfast. We sometimes opt
for less nutritious food while on the go and all of this adds up to
poor digestive health. We are
excited to be teaming up with Consolidated Foods Limited to raise awareness on diabetes and the importance of having a
The Weetabix brand of products prides itself on providing high quality, high fibre, tasty and nutritious breakfast cereals. Made from 100 per cent wholegrain, Weetabix is
the perfect choice for diabetics and anyone looking to increase fibre intake. Not only is it low in both sugar and salt, but with a two biscuit serving containing just 134 calories and fortified with valuable vitamins (folic
acid, niacin riboflavin, thiamin) and iron, there’s no need to reach for a less nutritious option.
This donation is one of the many ways that CFL is supporting Diabetes Month having already donated $8500 to the St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association. Plus, donations made by customers at Super J IGA, Mega J and gl foodmarket while shopping on Friday November 14 (World
Diabetes Day) will be passed on to the St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association to support their work.
CFL Marketing Assistant Maliaka Blanchard presents
Weetabix to Chief Nutritionist Lisa Hunt-Mitchell.