Sheela Ramakrishnan and Rajika Dhiren
With exams and then the long languid vacations round the corner, it is perhaps a good idea to think about how fit our children are to meet the challenges before them. Challenges of facing examinations and the challenge of not letting oneself go after that!
And as the old adage goes, a sound mind in a sound body. Let’s turn our attention to the sound body bit.
We live in an era that is instant – instant noodles, soup, juices, coffee, masalas, even idli, dosa, daal and mutter!! So inundated we are with a flood of instant and processed food, that sometimes our children don’t know any other way in which these foods are made or that they also exist in non packaged forms!
The authors are partners in Edcraft, Hyderabad, a firm engaged in making teaching-learning materials, conducting workshops and providing consultancy services. They can be reached at