TITLE

A growing problem

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Irish Farmers Monthly;Feb2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the growing number of overweight and obese teenagers in Ireland. She asserts that the number of obese boys have risen from 6% to 19%, while obese girls have increased from 15% to 17%. Moreover, she discusses the study which found out that one third of teenagers in the country do not eat fruit, 75% do not eat fiber, and 50% eat too much fat. She argues that teenagers must be guided on food and that they should be taught on how to cook healthy meals.
ACCESSION #
31194543

 

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