Find the energy to order

8th October 2004 at 01:00
There's been much media chatter about the worrying increase in childhood obesity. The Energy Balance Pack is a friendly resource that adds essential facts and ideas to the ill-defined feeling of panic. It gives key stage 2 children many things to do and think about. They can keep a food diary and an energy diary, use a pedometer and reflect on the drawbacks of a sedentary life. And while taking a rest, they can play a board game where cakes and chocolate send you back while whole-grain bread and carrots move you forward to victory. The Energy Balance Pack can be obtained from: Email:

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