As the kids return to school, we look at the long-term implications of what they're eating

What our kids are eating has become a major focal point in many of the discussions around food and health. In the final episode of this run of the Brainstorm show on RTÉ Radio One, presenter Ella McSweeney and guest Janas Harrington (UCC), Liz O'Sullivan (TU Dublin) and Grace O'Malley (RCSI) look at what should children eat to give them the best chance in life. 

This episode was produced by Tom McGuire, the researcher was Maura Fay and the sound operator was Nicky Dempsey

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