Poor eating, nutrition habits in kids linked to behavioural problems: Study

Research has shown that children who develop healthy eating habits are less likely to be obese, as well as more likely to have a healthier diet throughout their lives and perform better academically. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Poor eating and nutrition habits in young children were found to be significantly linked to behavioural problems such as acting out or anxiety, data collected by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has shown.

The data also showed that children from lower socio-economic backgrounds had unhealthier diets.

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