About The Author

Rajesh Jeewon currently works at the Faculty of Science, University of Mauritius. Rajesh does research in Mycology, Molecular Biology and Evolutionary Biology. He has published over 400 peer-reviewed publications and has 4,500+ citations.

Dietary Habits, BMI And Lifestyle Behavior Of Children In Mauritius – Do They Differ From The Rest Of The World?

Healthy eating is the basis for the health, growth, and development of children [1]. A child’s health is largely determined by his eating habits and health behavior adopted during childhood, and these are known to persist during adulthood [2]. Calorie-dense, less nutritious foods are, however, increasingly occupying large and disproportionate space on children’s plates, while