Tasty way of learn­ing

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More schools need to teach chil­dren from an early age about healthy di­ets and life­styles in the hope they will carry the habit into adult­hood. Ac­cord­ing to Sandy Seeds Health and Aware­ness, 33 per cent of UAE stu­dents are over­weight, while 20 per cent have been di­ag­nosed with di­a­betes. Sandy Seeds is build­ing a net­work of ed­i­ble school gar­dens around the UAE, each one en­gag­ing chil­dren about healthy eat­ing, food ed­u­ca­tion and en­trepreneurism. Vic­tory Heights Pri­mary School ( VHPS) in Dubai Sports City in­tro­duced the ‘Ground to Plate’ project yes­ter­day – an ini­tia­tive aimed at teach­ing chil­dren how to grow their own food and in­still­ing the im­por­tance of health and well­be­ing through hands-on sus­tain­abil­ity ed­u­ca­tion.

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