Survey reveals UAE children are eating too much junk food

A research team, led by Dr Habiba I Ali of Al Ain University, found that Emirati teenagers and young children are munching their way through fast food and saturated fats and are lacking in calcium and Vitamins A, D and E.

Boys aged nine to 18 were bad at eating their greens – every boy surveyed in that age group is not eating enough vegetables.
The team of researchers, which also included the National Nutrition Institute in Cairo and two US universities, found that only a third of nine…

Survey reveals UAE children are eating too much junk food

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