02 Aug '11, 8am

3 out of 4 kids in Singapore are not eating healthily, say dietitians

Chicken patty and chicken cutlet - those are what seven-year-old Chloe Teng usually eats during recess time in school. "I like fruits but I don't like vegetables. I eat vegetables at home but don't really like to eat them in school because they taste bitter," says the Primary 2 student. Chloe's fussy eating habit is not uncommon among Singapore kids. According to the Health Promotion Board (HPB), children here are not eating enough fruit and vegetables required for healthy growth and development. HPB recently released research findings on the eating habits of Singapore's school-going children. According to the study, only 25 per cent of children aged between seven and 12 years are consuming the recommended servings of vegetables and fruit daily. According to Letty Shiu, dietitan at HPB, children who do not consume enough of this food group may lack certain vitamins and min...

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