Food Dudes are back again!
19th January 2017
Food Dudes started in all the junior classes on Wednesday.Food Dudes is a programme designed to encourage children to eat more fruit and vegetables both in school and at home.It is based on positive role models (the Food Dude characters), repeated tasting and rewards. In large scale studies the programme has been shown to be effective and results long-lasting across the primary age range, regardless of gender, school size, geographic and socio-economic factors. The programme in Ireland received a "counteracting obesity" award from the world Health Organisation in 2006.