London, UK (PRWEB UK) 28 December 2013
Faversham’s Abbey School was among 13 educational establishments from across London and the south east recently given an award for healthy eating, This is Kent reported December 12th. The article, ““The Abbey School wins award for healthy eating” noted that the London Road school won the Food for Life Partnership award by guaranteeing that 75% of dishes are freshly prepared and contain meat from farms with high welfare standards, fish from sustainable sources and eggs from cage-free hens. Head teacher Catrin Woodend commented, ‘The opportunity for children to be outside working on practical tasks such as planting and harvesting food has changed their attitude to learning and supported their progress. It has changed what they think education is about.’ (http://www.thisiskent.co.uk/Abbey-School-wins-award-healthy-eating/story-20314124-detail/story.html#ixzz2nLJcrU1N)
Following on from this, Yourwellness Magazine explored how to eat healthily when on holiday. According to Yourwellness Magazine, ‘So it’s that time of the year where everyone gets busy with shopping and packing bags as many plan to go back to their hometown. We look forward to celebrations, family gatherings and spending quality time with closed ones, but are we planning our holidays properly? Eating nutritional food on holidays will allow you to enjoy your vacation to the fullest. Eating right food at the right time will balance your energy level and keep you active all day.’ (http://www.yourwellness.com/2013/11/eat-healthy-vacation/#sthash.0zAZSdPE.dpuf)
Yourwellness Magazine advised readers to take their own snacks on road trips, as buying junk food while on the road can be damaging to health. Yourwellness Magazine recommended foods like fruits, crackers, milk, juice and yoghurt. Yourwellness Magazine noted that those staying with friends or family can always offer to bring food with them, so that they know exactly what they’ll be eating when they get there. Yourwellness Magazine added that if the host asks in advance about food preferences, it’s perfectly acceptable to request healthy food with high nutritional value.
To find out more, visit the gateway to living well at http://www.yourwellness.com.