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My healthy plate initiative to help combat childhood obesity in St. Kitts-Nevis

The Ministry of Health has launched a “Healthy Kidney, Better Life – My Healthy Plate” initiative, which has been used in the United States with great success to help children at a young age to have the information on healthy eating and to translate that information into positive behaviour changes throughout their teenage years and adulthood.

At an opening ceremony held for the initiative at the St. Kitts Eco-Park on July 06, Minister of State with responsibility for Health, the Honourable Wendy Phipps, spoke to the group of primary school kids from throughout the Federation on the importance of healthy eating.

 

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