Friday, April 12, 2024

Snack attack

Date:

Share post:

Barbados’ costly health dilemma was in sharp focus yesterday as school canteen operators complained that children rejected nutritious snacks, while a call went out for health professionals to lead by example.
And in an immediate response to that call, the island’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Joy St John admitted to being overweight and announced she was determined to practise what she preaches.
She said she had joined the Ministry of Health’s line dance class and “every day I will practice the dances I have learnt for that week.”
She described line dancing as a great stress reliever and said it was her way of increasing activity and having fun.
 
Full story in today’s DAILY NATION.
 
 

Previous article
Next article

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Motion against DLP president ruled invalid

The no-confidence motion brought against president of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), Dr Ronnie Yearwood, is invalid. That is...

Israeli airstrike kills three sons of Hamas political leader in Gaza as ceasefire talks stutter

Three sons of Hamas political leader Ismail Haniyeh were killed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza Wednesday, with Haniyeh insisting...

Wanted Man: Raphael Nowell

The Barbados Police Service (TBPS) is seeking the assistance of the public in locating Raphael Diego Nowell alias...

U.S. hurricane forecasters embark on preparedness mission to the Caribbean

NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center - With the 2024 hurricane season fast approaching, NOAA and the U.S. Air...