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Learning right nutrition with Rujuta Diwekar.!

The famous Mumbai-based celebrity nutritionist and winner of the prestigious, 'Nutrition award' from Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, and who was voted as one of the 50 most powerful people in India by People magazine in 2012, RUJUTA DIWEKAR had visited Fountainhead School on 25th&26th July, with her team consisting of 3 people.
She and her team took an enlightening session with students of Grade 8 to 12 for two days, making them aware about the healthy ways to grow and how to get and retain maximum nutrition from the food we eat. She also stressed on how important and necessary it is to have more of local or regional food and strongly asked to avoid any food item which comes from packet. She further advised,’ Your immune system will become strong and you will be less prone to fall sick if you eat food items which passes The Grandmom Test’; meaning eating all those yummy and healthy food which your grandmother ate when she was of your age.
On the second day, students learnt how to make curd and the health benefits to eat homemade curd. Also they relished eating the ladoos made out of dates, cashews, almonds and pistachios which they themselves prepared as a part of their hands-on activity.

Moreover, she also took a very educative session with,’ONLY FS DADS’, wherein 5 crucial things were recommended to fathers to include in their daily schedule, to make them, as well as their kids healthy. We received a very positive response from all our FS Dads, and the session ended with the fathers’ performing “Surya Namaskar”. (42 photos)
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CAS trip to Janki Van, Vansda.

The first CAS trip for students of Grade 11 and 12 was scheduled on Saturday,18th July 2015.
They were taken to Janki Van- a new botanical garden which is being developed by Ministry of Forest (Gujarat) under the guidance of Head of Forest Department in Vansda, about 90 Kms from Surat. The garden has periphery of about 4000 meters and contains beautiful and variety of plants, flowers and trees. This garden will be open to public from 30th July, after the inauguration by our Hon'ble Chief Minister, Mrs. Anandaniben Patel.

Students achieved their service and activity component by planting saplings of “mehendi”. It was altogether a new experience for them as they learnt the technique of neatly planting the delicate saplings in their designated area. The process was very simple yet very tiring. All the students gave their best efforts and completed their tasks.

Janki Van garden has variety of species of plants and shrubs. It has formation of certain plants and flowers as per different constellations and Sun signs. The vibrant colors in the garden gives it a beautiful view. Students of biology can plan a day’s visit to study different species available in garden.

After the tiring day, students were taken to Check-Dam of Padamdungri, where all the students refreshed themselves by indulging in some water play. (11 photos)
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1st Read Aloud session of 2015-16 @ Fountainhead School. ... See MoreSee Less

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