The teachers accompanying the school children will also participate in a two-hour workshop on health and hygiene. Entry to the Mela will be free.
School age is the right time for health education, as most lifestyle disorders start at that age. Blockages of arteries supplying blood to heart and brain start in adolescence. Correct lifestyle, therefore, in adolescence is very important.
Heart Care Foundation of India recommends that artificial junk food should be banned altogether in the vicinity of schools.
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