Health

Kathmandu’s kids are eating more junk food than ever and it’s stunting their growth

Babies are getting a quarter of their calories from unhealthy food, new report says. Kathmandu’s kids are eating more junk food than ever and it’s stunting their growth
Instant noodles, chips, sugary drinks and biscuits are popular among children of all age groups.  File photo
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Thomas Heaton
Published at : July 25, 2019
Updated at : July 25, 2019 08:04

Thomas Heaton

Thomas Heaton is a food and travel reporter for The Kathmandu Post. Before working in Nepal, he spent five years in New Zealand, most recently as a food writer for Cuisine magazine. Heaton is content trawling through markets, sampling sundry skewers of offal or getting into uncomfortable situations while travelling.


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