TreMENDous Graduates: Young Scot Awards 2013: Health

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With Scotland in the grip of an obesity crisis, The Tremendous Graduates, aged between the ages of 5 and 16 from Ayrshire, are a group of young people determined to make things better. They are dedicated to promoting healthy active family lifestyles and encouraging families to improve their diet, exercise levels and overall health.

They created Master Chef style family cooking sessions which focus on the practical element of healthy food preparation.

The youngsters received funding for gardening equipment for an allotment where children and their families can grow fruit and vegetables. They group are also involved in peer mentoring and offer weekly sports sessions or healthy eating sessions free of charge.

Click below to hear more about the group’s amazing work.

This video was filmed and produced by Lesley Roy, Glasgow Caledonian University.

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