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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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