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Kyrgyzstan faces problem of unhealthy child nutrition – study

by June 21, 2022 General

The results of a study (COSI) on obesity surveillance among children in Kyrgyzstan were presented in Bishkek today.

According to the study, overweight and obesity are most common among children under 7 years old. The highest prevalence of overweight was found in the capital city of Bishkek.

There is a problem of unhealthy diet among children in Kyrgyzstan.

“For example, young Kyrgyzstanis do not eat enough fresh fruit and a variety of vegetables. But sweets in the form of chocolate bars and other things are in their diet almost regularly,” the report says.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency