Yesterday, the first educational lecture on the new project of the City of Varaždin – Healthy Meal Standard was held at the Herzer Palace; healthy eating and running a nutrition system for employees of the Varaždin Kindergarten. The lecture was attended by about a hundred employees of Kindergarten Varaždin who were introduced to the new legal framework, regulations and standards, nutrition and proper nutrition in kindergarten, and the steps that await them in changing the system over the next few months. The new menus, which will show the first adjustments that will last several months, will start next Monday. The first in a series of educations and preparations was attended by the Deputy Mayor of Varaždin, Mr. Markovic: “The vision and mission of the City of Varaždin is to ensure that meals in kindergartens from an early age follow the highest standards of nutrition to pass on healthy eating habits. Our goal is for them to one day grow into healthy people, and the first steps are the most important. This system will enable us to select year-by-year improvements for kindergartens that comply with national and international guidelines, from choosing quality food to educating staff and equipping kitchens. “Lectures were given by food science experts from RED FORK. implementation of the Healthy Meal Standard system in all city kindergartens. As part of new scientific data where more and more children are struggling with obesity and associated diseases, the City of Varaždin has decided to systematically and transparently through visible planned investments to care for the youngest.