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Healthy Meals for young Gibraltarians

#FeedMyFuture is a social campaign to bring awareness of the benefits of healthy eating and to encourage the schools of Gibraltar to offer their children something better.

Dan Thomson, owner of Supernatural (World Trade Center), is on a mission to help the children of Gibraltar to not only have better nutrition available to them, but also to increase their education and awareness of healthy eating, and healthy lifestyles.

The aim is to show the Government that it is indeed possible to provide students with healthy, affordable meals.

Gibraltar is modernising its schools with co-education and new schools. Healthy Meals should be on this agenda too.

Schools should be Healthy Food Zones.

 

"Healthy food for schools has been on the Government's agenda for over 3 years now, we don't want to wait another 3 years until a solution is found. We believe there are viable options available in a matter of weeks, not years." Dan Thomson

"HOT SCHOOL LUNCHES A full process of consultation with parents, headteachers, teachers and their unions will take place so that we can start the provision of hot school meals to all children whose parents agree." GSLP Manifesto 2015

Whilst this is an ongoing issue, there are some solutions, such as the one we’ve set up with Supernatural. You can order school meals from just £4 per day.

 
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HAVE YOUR SAY

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Email

#feedmyfuture

OR DROP BY to talk to Dan Thomson

Supernatural, World Trade Center, Bayside Road, Gibraltar, GX11 1AA

www.supernatural.gi

Hon Minister for Education John Cortes

Health Improvement Strategy 2017

"A new Health Improvement Strategy will be launched by the end of this year for the next three years commencing January 2018. It will continue to build on the priority areas identified in the previous strategy, including:

o Healthy Eating
o Childhood Obesity
o Reducing the Harm from Tobacco
o Exercise and Physical Activity
o Preventing, detecting and reducing the burdens from Diabetes o Improving Sexual Health
o Tackling Alcohol and Substance Misuse o Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing."

Minister Cortes is a supporter of our campaign and after meeting with Dan Thomson he has agreed to a trial of healthy meals being delivered to Bayside School with Supernatural.

 

Hon Minister for Health & Care Neil Costa

On Child Obesity 2018

“Child obesity is, of course, a matter of great concern for our community. I believe that a multiagency approach to tackle such an important issue, is the right one. It is essential that this is addressed in a positive and engaging manner, in order to encourage our children and their parents to make the right lifestyle choices to lead healthier lives.”

 

Minister Costa is yet to comment on our campaign. 

 
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With the support of Michael Tavares, Headteacher at Bayside School, a trial service has begun offering healthy meals to schoolchildren for just £3 per day.

www.baysideschoolgibraltar.gi/

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PROVEN RESULTS

The Journal of Health Economics produced a report that shows health eating habits in schools leads to:

Less absenteeism of up to 15%

Children eating better score better on tests by up to 8%

Children’s health and energy improved overall

Increased life expectancy Increased quality of life

Increased productive capacity on the labour market

 

GIBRALTAR IS FALLING BEHIND THE REST OF THE UK & SPAIN

WE SHOULD BE INVESTING IN OUR CHILDREN FOR THEIR FUTURE AND THE FUTURE OF GIBRALTAR

Supported By

Support our campaign and become a partner. Email info@feedmyfuture.gi

Parents

We understand that it's sometimes hard to be a parent, especially with full-time jobs and kids that have different tastes and dietary requirements. 

What we want is for there to be a viable option to parents so that it takes the stress of having to prepare a meal. 

We want schools to be health food zones

We want to teach children about healthy eating and environmental issues and sustainability

We want to cut the sugar and junk intake

We want local restaurants and cafes to get involved with this issue. 

And most of all we want support from the parents of Gibraltar to benefit the community

 

"I am so grateful to you for resolving my son’s lunchbox situation and enhancing what he is eating.  You have also helped me greatly in my efforts in the kitchen pre-8.30am (I do not have to stress with his lunchbox anymore)! "