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100 million children have this for lunch everyday | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

100 million children have this for lunch everyday | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

An AFC Studio resident chef's sample of a typical meal for a poor family in Asian third world countries. It consists … What do poor families in Asian third world countries eat? Cabbages, peas and rice, which has poor nutritional value, according to Save the Children, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) which works to improve the lives of impoverished children around the globe. Such families eat meals like this twice every day, as they do not have the means to eat three times a day. At a press launch on Tuesday hosted at the Asian Food Channel (AFC) studio in Orchard Central, the NGO presented its findings in a new report on food concerns and malnutrition in Asia. According to the report, unless more action is taken over the next 15 years to combat food price rises, half a billion more children would be affected by malnutrition. The ailment is the underlying cause of a th...

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