Good nutrition getting out of reach

Start them young: The habit of eating healthy needs to be inculcated from a young age, and this can be done by expanding school meal programmes like the Supplementary Food Programme to include fruits and vegetables. — Agencies

EVERY DAY, mother of six Noranna Ariffin will try to include some cucumber and lettuce in her family’s dinner and lunch.

But as far as green goodness goes, those are the only two vegetables she will buy at the market for her choosy family as most of the others are beyond her grocery budget.

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