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Managing chronic diseases: kids' stuff

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7319.1010/a (Published 27 October 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1010
  1. Andrew Moscrop (amoscrop@bmj.com)
  1. BMJ Clegg scholar

    When children are considered in the context of chronic diseases, it is often with a view to preventing the problems of adult onset cancer and heart disease. In Britain, the Department of Health has initiated a National School Fruit Scheme for children to “protect them against chronic diseases in later life.” At the website (www.doh.gov.uk/schoolfruitscheme/), statistics show that eating green stuff remains among the least favourite …

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