Pregnant women not eating healthily enough
Published on Mar 10, 2013 6:35 PM
Pregnant women here tend to believe that they are eating healthily enough, but more than half actually fell short of requirements.
They do not consume enough vegetables, fruit or milk - despite guidelines set by the Health Promotion Board (HPB).
The findings were revealed in a survey released today of 480 Singaporean mothers at a parenting congress. The survey was conducted by Abbott Nutrition last year.
Some 76 per cent of the 342 pregnant women polled thought they had balanced and nutritious meals.
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