CPS reminds parents and guardians to prepare healthy school snacks for kids throughout 2019-2020 new school year. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):— Health-related behaviors may play a role in the ability to learn. Critical stages of brain maturation occur early in life, and with the new school year just about to kick-off, the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), executing agency of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, would like to share some information related to the aforementioned.

The St. Maarten Health Study of 2015, “How Healthy is St. Maarten?” indicated that on a daily basis 31 percent of the participants don’t consume breakfast; 63 percent don’t consume vegetables and 66 percent don’t consume fruits.

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