26 Apr '11, 1am

Say 'no' to junk for Junior

IF YOU think some junk food won't hurt your child, consider this. What you feed your child in the first few years may have an impact on his or her adult health. Recent research has suggested that health problems such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases have their roots in early life, said experts Today spoke to. Nutrition during pregnancy and early childhood can programme a person's future risk of developing certain diseases. In Singapore, about one out of 10 adult Singaporeans are obese. The new Danone Research Centre for Specialised Nutrition, which opened early this month, will look into these areas on child and maternal nutrition and health. Over the next five years, global food company Danone will invest S$70 million in the research and development centre to focus on how nutrition impacts gut bacteria, immune system and overall development of babies and c...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Health/EDC110426-0000447/Say-n...

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