Get Sugar Smart!

As you know, childhood obesity is a big worry at the moment.  Nationally, on average, 25% of children arrive in Reception already overweight and this figure grows to 40% by the time they leave for secondary school.  Being overweight presents huge health problems including diabetes, heart desease and mobility issues, not to mention low self esteem.  

It is vital that children learn good habits in relation to food choices and lead active lifestyles.  

Change for Life is a great inititiative founded by the NHS which promotes the small changes needed to make a big difference to you and your child's current and future health. 

The NHS have developed a fantastic app which allows you to scan barcodes to identify the amount of sugar contained in particular foods.  'Sugar Smart' is availiable now, so why not give it a go?