School children growing their own fruit and veg to learn about healthy eating| ITV News

A not-for-profit business is getting schoolchildren to eat more fruit veg – by growing their own.

It’s one way of trying to keep children healthy. But an academic who carried out research into the problem says when schools on their own tried to help children lose weight by healthy eating and exercise it made no difference at all.

Mark Gough reports.

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