Health Promotion Board

HEALTH MINISTER & HPB'S WAR ON WHITE RICE SHOW SHOCKINGLY POOR UNDERSTANDING OF NUTRITION

In its “war against diabetes” the government – led by the Health Minister and the CEO of the Health Promotion Board – is promoting the ridiculous message that eating rice is more harmful than taking sugary soft drinks. This shows a total lack of understanding about basic nutrition. It also goes against the rest of the medical community worldwide, which, in recent years, has produced report after report about the many harmful effects of sugar. The Health Minister and the CEO of HPB are unfit to be in their positions.

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NEW HEALTH PROMOTION BOARD PROG FORCE CHILDREN TO BUY SET MEALS IN SCHOOL?

My child school this year start this "Healthy Meals in School Programme" by the Health Promotion Board to my dismay.

Last year a bowl of porridge cost 70 cents
This year the same bowl of porridge cost 1.50, with an additonal plate of fruits (a few longans and a slice of watermelon)

I emailed the school but got no reply. Then I emailed the parents support group of the school and another parent shared this with me

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