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Students learn about added salt and sugar during healthy college week

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28th January 2019

Barking & Dagenham College students learnt all about how to look after their bodies and minds as part of Healthy College Week.

Students took part in a whole range of sessions. They included mental health workshops, talks on gambling awareness, the realities of youth homelessness and the dangers of home tattoos.

There was also a chance to complete a health check in the fitness centre and learn all about healthy eating. This involved looking at how much salt and sugar was in food, creating a healthy menu and working out what foods should be incorporated into your diet.

Danni Caburian, a counsellor at Barking & Dagenham College said: β€œIt has been a fantastic week with some great speakers. So many students got involved and were keen to find out how they can stay healthy, both mentally and physically.”

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