High on ease, low on nutrition: instant-noodle diet harms Asian kids

High on ease, low on nutrition: instant-noodle diet harms Asian kids

The Borneo Post - News·2019-10-16 00:50

MANILA: A diet heavy on cheap, modern food like instant noodles that fills bellies but lacks key nutrients has left millions of children unhealthily thin or overweight in southeast Asia, experts say.

The Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia have booming economies and rising standards of living, yet many working parents do not have the time, money or awareness to steer clear of food hurting their kids.

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