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2008-09-05 00:00:18

By Shuhada Elis KUALA LUMPUR: Breakfast cereals, aggressively advertised and promoted as healthy food for children, are making them fat, even obese. Do not be fooled by the nutritional benefits printed on cereal boxes as the food inside is laden with fat, sugar and salt. This damning judgment is contained in the Junk Food Trap Report released by Consumers International (CI) here yesterday. Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) secretary- general Muhammad Sha'ani...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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