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National Schools Dietary Services Limited (NSDSL)
School Nutrition Programme
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR
THE PROVISION AND DELIVERY
OF SCHOOL MEALS
The National Schools Dietary Services Limited (NSDSL), the state-owned company responsible
for the administration of the School Nutrition Programme (SNP), is inviting suitably qualified
and experienced caterers and/or catering establishments to tender for the provision and delivery
of breakfast and/or lunch meals to schools throughout Trinidad.
Application forms are available upon payment of a non refundable fee of $500.00 (cash or cheque
only) and can be collected at the NSDSL's Office located at #6 Newbold Street, St. Clair, Port of
Spain from Monday 15th to Friday 26th July 2013 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Payments can be made at any Republic Bank Limited; Account No.340005925502, Ellerslie Court
Branch. (Please make all cheques payable to "National Schools Dietary Services Limited".)
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
Completed application forms and attachments must be submitted in an envelope marked:
CONFIDENTIAL-INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE PROVISION OF SCHOOL
Address: The Chairman,
#6 Newbold Street,
Port of Spain.
Sealed envelopes are to be deposited in the box marked 'Tenders Box' located at the NSDSL's
Office, (#6 Newbold Street, St. Clair, Port of Spain), no later than Monday 5th August 2013
at 12:00 p.m.
Late submissions will NOT be considered.
For further clarification, please contact Mr. Paul Carrington or Mr. Abdullah Yaseen Khan at
622-2735/8435/4224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
As you grow older, you may fret about your
money, your muffin top and, at times, your marbles.
How can you make sure your mind stays fit and
sharp as you age?
Most people have heard of doing "mental gym-
nastics" such as crossword puzzles and math problems
in order to stimulate new connections between nerve
cells. But there are various other more surprising
ways you can help ward off age-related memory loss.
Here are just four of them below.
Watch nature documentaries
A recent study published in the journal PLoS ONE
found that people who watch nature documentaries
actually score better on language skill tests than those
who completed online tests and other brain games.
Those who watched nature documentaries also report-
ed having less stress
and a greater quality of
life. Even so, researchers
said that brain games
still could be useful for
A study from 2009
found that even mod-
erately high cholesterol
levels in your 40s put
people at greater risk
for Alzheimer s and
dementia. It appears,
researchers, that what
benefits the heart also
benefits the mind.
Therefore, you can
reduce your risk of get-
ting dementia by low-
ering your cholesterol.
The study is part of
a larger body of
research that focuses
on the importance of
risk factors in midlife.
(In addition, a separate
study found that obese
experience a more rapid
mental decline than
those who aren t
Take care of your teeth
Believe it or not, visiting the dentist twice a year
and flossing regularly may not just be good for your
teeth and gums---it also may be good for your mind.
A recent study showed that good oral healthcare was
associated with a lower risk of dementia.
Researchers followed nearly 5,500 older people for
18 years and discovered that those who brushed their
teeth less than once a day were up to 65 per cent
more likely to get dementia than those who brushed
every day. As a result, researchers advised people to
floss and brush daily.
Drink green tea
A study from 2012 showed that green tea can boost
cognitive abilities---especially in men. Although only
a dozen people were evaluated, the study was the
first to use MRI technology to see exactly what impact
epigallocatechin-3-gallate (ECGC), a flavonoid in
A recent study showed that good oral healthcare was associated with a lower
risk of dementia. HUFFINGTON POST
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News and Advice
green tea, has on the brain. But many recent studies
have found green tea to protect against Alzheimer s
and positively impact the mind. (Huffington Post)
How to keep
your mind young
Believe it or not,
dentist twice a
year and flossing
regularly may not
just be good for
your teeth and
gums---it also may
be good for your
5,500 older people
for 18 years and
teeth less than
once a day were
up to 65 per cent
more likely to get
day. As a result,
advised people to
floss and brush
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