Healthy Living Week at Coolmine

May 21, 2013

The Home Economics Department ran a Healthy Living Week from 14th – 18th January.  The event was sponsored by Total Produce (Europe’s premier fresh produce provider) who arranged fresh fruit for staff and students every day.

Events organised included:

  • Health & nutrition workshop facilitated by Paula Mee
  • Demonstration of exotic fruits with a goodie bag containing smoothie pack and a food diary.
  • Healthy lunchbox competiton with prizes donated by Manhattan Popcorn.
  • Healthy living poster competition
  • Step aerobics lunchtime talk on obesty by Dr. Séamus Sreenan of Connolly Hospital
  • Workshop on osteoporosis by Michelle O’ Brien of the Irish Osteoporosis Society
  • A session on eating disorders with Fiona Flynn of BodyWhys
  • Doc Morris Pharmacy set up a stand of personal hygiene product.

The week was a great success it is hoped that all students are more aware of the importance of healthy living now.