UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. youngsters’s company says one-third of kids worldwide underneath age 5 — about 200 million kids — are both undernourished or chubby, undermining their full potential to develop and develop.
UNICEF additionally says virtually two-thirds of kids aged 6 months to 2 years usually are not fed meals that helps their quickly rising our bodies and brains.
In its annual report launched Tuesday, UNICEF warns that poor consuming and feeding practices begin from the earliest days of a kid’s life. As youngsters get older, UNICEF says, “their exposure to unhealthy food becomes alarming.”
UNICEF Govt Director Henrietta Fore says that “despite all the technological advances of the last few decades, we have lost sight of this most basic fact: If children eat poorly, they live poorly.”