Healthy diet

More than two-thirds of bright pupils do not think schools should be able to dictate their diet, according to a survey from the National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth.

All 770 academy members responding to the poll said that they chose healthy options.

Many were participating in the academy's "Don't Supersize Me" medical sciences course, which looked at the diseases associated with obesity and covered subjects normally only taught at PhD level.

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