… Parents need to look beyond the known names and foreign tags to pick up nutritious and rich meals
Lagos – An expert, Roberta Oyedokun, has revealed why children with rich parents also suffer malnutrition and obesity.
According to her, the wrong choice of foods for children and toddlers can cause such sicknesses and remains a major contributor to malnutrition.
She said while parents focused more on brands of foods, they must go beyond names or brands in choosing the right choice of foods for their children.
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Oyedokun who is the founder and chief executive officer of a food company, Moppet, said in a statement sent to Legit.ng:
“When we talk about malnutrition in children, most parents think only children in rural areas are malnourished, but the truth is a lot of children from urban cities with richer parents also suffer malnutrition and obesity because of wrong food choices.
“That is why we are asking them to make the right choice by choosing Moppet for their children and toddlers.
“Parents need to look beyond the known names and foreign tags to pick up nutritious and rich meals made with the five groups of healthy food for their children, one that is without any artificial sugar, additive, or preservative.”
She also said her brand remained the best that any parent would love to give their children.
“Moppet is an instant natural cereal and porridge for babies and toddlers, made with 100% clean and natural ingredients from local farmers.
“By giving your children Moppet, you are sure they are getting the essential and diverse meals from the 5 groups of healthy food that their body needs, meals that contain protein, calcium for growth and development, Fruit and vegetables for energy, vitamins, antioxidants, fibre and water.
“These nutrients help to protect your baby from diseases later in life, including diseases like heart disease, stroke and some cancers. Our cereal range is also rich in omega-3 fatty acids, a major building block of the brain.”