The Caribbean Wellness Fair which was rescheduled due to inclement weather will now take place on Saturday, October 8, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Ilaro Court, St. Michael.
??The theme for this year’s event is Love the Body, Move that Body, Treat Your Body Right. Persons will be able to participate in health screening, line dancing, and aerobic exercise, and will be treated to a performance by soca artist, Popsicle. They will also have the opportunity to sample or purchase healthy foods.
The National Task Force on Physical Activity and Exercise is encouraging all Barbadians to participate in the activities. However, persons living with Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCDs) such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and obesity are advised to consult their doctor before starting an exercise regime.?? Attendees should remember to drink enough fluids to stay well hydrated and to go at their own pace taking short breaks when necessary.