Jammu: Alexander Memorial Hr. Sec. School, Jammu celebrated “Fruit Day” with the primary children. The objective of the event was to create awareness among children about the importance of consumption of fruits in regular diets.
The students and parents were explained about the importance of fruit intake in the diet. About 90 per cent of a child’s brain develops by the age of five and hence parents must ensure that children have a daily intake of one fruit.
The doctor also asked the parents to replace junk food with fruits as it would stimulate memory and fight infections. The principal of the school expressed thanks to the parents for participating in the celebrations and also acknowledged the hard work done by the teachers of the school.