Minister of Agriculture in St. Kitts brings attention to a healthy lifestyle, amid world food day 2019

Minister of Agriculture in St. Kitts brings attention to a healthy lifestyle, amid world food day 2019

Minister of Agriculture in St. Kitts, the Hon. Eugene Hamilton, in his address to the nation to observe World Food Day 2019 on Oct. 16th, said the observance presents his Ministry with the opportunity to draw attention to those that are hungry.

He noted that as a result of unhealthy eating habits, there has been an increase in non-communicable diseases, leading to the occurrence of diseases such as diabetes, cancer and diseases of the heart.

The Ministry of Agriculture in St. Kitts, is promoting healthy eating habits for this year’s World Food Day celebrations, which is also in accordance with the theme chosen by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),“Our actions are our future: Healthy diets for a zero hunger World.”

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