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World experts enlist to help Malaysia mitigate problem of poorer nutrition as incomes rise
Date:10/31/2012

access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life."

They also, however, quoted a recent Science Academy of Malaysia statement: "Food security is not just about producing enough rice; it covers the need for adequate sources of protein, vitamins and minerals, and dietary fibre to ensure a healthy and balanced diet. Problems such as obesity and certain cancers can be addressed with a proper diet, which includes eating more fruits and vegetables"


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Contact: Terry Collins
tc@tca.tc
416-538-8712

Mansurah Raisa
raisa@might.org.my
+60 (0)166681210
Malaysian Industry‑Government Group for High Technology

Diana Friedman
dfriedman@nyas.org
212-298-8645
New York Academy of Sciences


Source:Eurekalert

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