Vitality Schools Presentation
Creating healthy people for the future starts with schools. A presentation by Discovery Vitality.
Discovery vitality decried the urgent need for healthy schools against a backdrop of an alarming rise of obesity in South Africa’s children.
They presented a Vitality healthy schools programme where schools among other initiatives ensure that they:
- Increase opportunities for physical activity and play
- Reduce consumption of sugar
- Reduce time spent in sedentary behavior
- Increase fruit and vegetable consumption
To encourage healthy habits in schools discovery initiated a competition where schools that achieve the above earn points and get rewards.