A study conducted by the Journal of Nutrition has illustrated the importance of eating properly, and why access to healthy food is essential.
In Nepal, the average toddler (between 12-23 months) receives 1/4 of his or her calories from junk food, snacks and sugary drinks. This is a contribution to poor growth in children — as the study also linked that babies whose calories consisted of junk food half of the time were shorter and lacked more nutrients than babies who consumed less junk food. –
This information has been posted by thee Former USA Ambassador to Uganda.