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Delay breakfast, eat dinner early if you want to lose body fat – new study

Sep 08, 2018 - 8:30 AM

There is, indeed, increasing evidence supporting the idea that our metabolic health is not just regulated by what we eat, but also when we eat

TIMING. A new study suggests timing meals to lose weight. Image from junpinzon/Shutterstock.com

Southeast Asian nutrition: Where does the Philippines stand?

Aug 03, 2018 - 4:14 PM

Are Filipinos genetically short?

How home gardens can help fight malnutrition

Jul 19, 2018 - 9:38 PM

According to the National Nutrition Council, food gardening may be an answer to the problem of hunger and malnutrition

Climate change will make rice less nutritious, putting millions of world's poor at risk

Jun 16, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Few people would associate fossil fuel combustion and deforestation with the nutritional content of rice, but our research clearly shows one way in which emitting fossil fuels could worsen world hunger challenges

FARMING. Rice farmer in Longsheng, China. kevincure, CC BY

The worth of 30 million words

Apr 08, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Have a conversation with children and help build their world of words

PH 'not performing well' in fight vs different forms of malnutrition

Jan 24, 2018 - 3:00 PM

'We remain to be challenged both for stunting, also for malnutrition of mothers, malnutrition of adults, malnutrition of children,' says National Nutrition Council Executive Director Maria-Bernardita Flores

NUTRITION. Mother with her children during a feeding program in Malabon City on May 10, 2017. File photo by Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Philippines losing over P220 billion a year due to child undernutrition – report

Jan 23, 2018 - 7:19 PM

UNICEF Philippines Country Representative Lotta Sylwander says nutrition is 'not yet' a priority of the current administration, but 'there seems to be an increasing interest'

2017 World Food Day focuses on nutrition as part of human rights

Oct 16, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The Council for Health and Development calls for genuine land reform, saying it is 'the most effective and efficient solution to the current food crisis in the Philippines'

Is tax on volume-based, sugar-sweetened drinks good for our nutrition?

Sep 10, 2017 - 10:03 AM

While the proposed tax targets obesity and overweight it risks hurting those already susceptible to malnutrition

No hungry Filipino: How aquaponics can help in food production

Sep 06, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Barangay Aquaponics promotes water based farming to help Filipinos grow their own food and become entrepreneurs

WATER-BASED FARMING. Barangay Aquaponics aims to promote water-based farming as a sustainable means of food production. Photo from Uproot Aquaponics Facebook page

Tax on sugary drinks? Nutritionists say they help poor meet dietary needs

Aug 31, 2017 - 3:22 PM

Senator JV Ejercito suggests imposing the tax based on the drink s sugar content not volume

ANTI-POOR? A bill pending in Congress proposes to impose a P10 tax per liter of sugar sweetened beverage. File photo by Justin Sullivan/AFP

Proposed law wants health warnings vs salty, sugary food

Aug 06, 2017 - 10:08 AM

House Bill 5964 warns against food or drink containing sodium or sugar at least 20 higher than the recommended limit intake in the most recent Recommended Energy and Nutrient Intake

PH among the worst places for children to grow up – report

Jun 01, 2017 - 4:54 PM

The End of Childhood Index identifies in what countries children enjoy their childhood and where they are deprived of it The Philippines is 96th of 172

POOR NUTRITION. Over 3.6 million Filipino kids suffer from stunting.

What skills do parents need to raise future-ready kids?

May 26, 2017 - 7:09 PM

Here’s how you can help your child become a well rounded achiever

Malabon winning the battle against malnutrition

May 21, 2017 - 1:23 PM

From a stunting rate of 16 Malabon has reduced it by half at 8 in 3 years

NUTRITION NEEDS. The Malabon city government is taking steps to address malnutrition in children.

Robredo to host own radio show starting May 14

May 13, 2017 - 11:39 AM

The radio program will tackle issues on public service and will provide legal advice to listeners

Ubial urges LGUs to help stop PH malnutrition time bomb

May 04, 2017 - 4:08 PM

We are at a crossroads where decision and actions must be made that will have an impact on our children and the children of the future says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial

FIGHT VS MALNUTRITION. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial leads the launch of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition 2017-2022l in Iloilo City on Tuesday. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

Raymond vs Raymond: No more excuses

Apr 28, 2017 - 8:04 PM

I just hated the way I looked I felt I could do so much more he says Watch his story here

Real talk from real parents: How do you raise strong kids?

Apr 07, 2017 - 5:56 PM

Letting your kids face the world on their own builds character

How to stop 'Mañana habit' from taking over your life

Mar 27, 2017 - 10:32 AM

Stop procrastinating and making excuses when it comes to your health

List: Places where you can volunteer and help children fight hunger

Mar 24, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Want to make your weekends or summer break more meaningful? Try volunteering at these places around the Philippines

Miracle crop: Can quinoa help feed the world?

Feb 09, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Experts say quinoa is highly nutritious but remains an underutilized crop

(FILES) This file photo taken on November 8, 2011 shows a worker sifting through quinoa seeds in Cotimbora, Oruro, Bolivia, some 440 km from La Paz.  Scientists on February 8, 2017 unveiled the near-complete genome of quinoa, a grain cultivated centuries ago by Incas in the Andes that scientists say could help feed a hungry world. / AFP PHOTO / AIZAR RALDES

Nurturing the next generation of Filipino Kid Innovators

Dec 05, 2016 - 6:53 PM

Wyeth Nutrition recognized 5 student teams for their science projects which promoted development and progress for various communities

Why RH matters: Teenage moms and childhood undernutrition

Sep 01, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Government officials push for the full implementation of the reproductive health law as part of the efforts to improve child nutrition in the country

How active play makes your child strong

Sep 01, 2016 - 12:26 PM

Playtime isn t just for letting kids have fun It also allows for their overall growth and development

Gov't urged: Give undernutrition same attention as illegal drugs

Aug 30, 2016 - 5:03 PM

A research specialist from the Food and Nutrition Research Institute says that out of the 42 036 barangays in the country about 78 have at least one undernourished child

PH losing P328B a year due to childhood stunting

Aug 30, 2016 - 2:47 PM

Childhood stunting in Mindanao is at 40 which is also the average for countries in sub Saharan Africa

When a child raises a child

Jul 16, 2016 - 8:18 PM

An 18 year old mother tries her best to keep her 1 year old malnourished baby alive

'Are we eating right?' Experts tackle food production and nutrition

Jun 26, 2016 - 6:55 PM

Advocates emphasize the importance of making sure that quality – not just quantity – of food is addressed to fight malnutrition

SUFFICIENT AND SAFE. During the Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Food Security Forum, keynote speaker Marco Ferroni discusses the significance of food safety, quality, and nutrition. Photo by Rendell Sanchez/Rappler

Child malnutrition rate slightly declines in Central Visayas

Jun 16, 2016 - 5:40 PM

Region 7 is able to slightly reduce its malnutrition rate but overall the country fails to reach its goal of reducing malnutrition by half in 20 years

Donna Cruz is a mother first

Jun 05, 2016 - 10:16 AM

Now a mother of three singer Donna Cruz shares tips on raising better and faster learners and how she keeps her relationship with her kids stronger than ever

National survey: Chronic malnutrition in PH worst in 10 years

Apr 21, 2016 - 11:08 AM

Hunger malnutrition is a man made problem we create this situation and it s completely preventable says Save the Children

Fiber calculator: Compute your daily fiber intake

Apr 11, 2016 - 1:54 PM

Does your diet include enough fiber? Use our simple tool to find out

5 readers took Metamucil’s 14-day fiber challenge

Apr 02, 2016 - 8:03 AM

Can a fiber supplement really do wonders for your body? 5 volunteers weigh in

Why you should pay closer attention to your child’s 'baon'

Mar 31, 2016 - 4:07 PM

For school children a healthy well rounded lunch box can be just as important as breakfast

3 hi-fiber snacks to satisfy your craving

Mar 31, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Looking for something to much on? Try these satisfying and healthy options

3 fiber-rich drinks to try this summer

Mar 31, 2016 - 2:28 PM

Refresh feel lighter with these healthy shakes

12M of stunted children in ASEAN live in PH, Indonesia – report

Mar 30, 2016 - 6:45 PM

The Regional Report on Nutrition Security in ASEAN highlights the challenges of child nutrition in the region including the double burden of malnutrition

INFOGRAPHIC: What happens when you don’t get enough fiber?

Mar 30, 2016 - 12:53 PM

Here’s what a no fiber body looks like

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INFOGRAPHIC: Tips for healthier lunchboxes

Mar 30, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Ideas for nutritious baon that your kids will be happy to bring to school

CONVERSATION: How to have a #LessGuiltFoodTrip

Mar 28, 2016 - 11:46 AM

Healthy eating should be about the right choices not deprivation What are your own eat happy stay healthy tips?

Cebu debate: Education, health on agenda, but not discussed

Mar 21, 2016 - 5:22 PM

Presidential candidates were able to tackle a few issues during the debate but they weren t asked about two key matters supposedly on the agenda

12 tips for a light and active summer vacation

Mar 09, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Indulge without the guilt Just keep these simple reminders in mind

Presidential bets on education, K to 12

Mar 03, 2016 - 6:02 PM

Can the 2016 presidential bets deliver on their many promises on education reform?

Do you want to take Metamucil’s 14-day challenge?

Feb 26, 2016 - 6:58 PM

5 people will get Metamucil gift packs and Fitness First passes Entries must be submitted by Friday March 4

FNRI website 'a big milestone' for public health despite limitations

Feb 24, 2016 - 1:35 PM

The Food and Nutrition Research Institute s website looks to improve the health of all Filipinos but Internet speed may put a damper on those plans

WEBSITE. The Food and Nutrition Research Institute is looking to the internet to deliver their services to a wider audience. Image courtesy of Mara Mercado

PH fails to halve child malnutrition within 25 years

Feb 23, 2016 - 5:12 PM

The Philippines did not reach its target of reducing child malnutrition as part of the Millennium Development Goals

Coffee chains Starbucks, Costa promise action after British sugar report

Feb 18, 2016 - 10:28 AM

A British campaign group finds dangerously high sugar levels in some of their hot flavored beverages

Netizens: Agriculture, hunger should be election issues

Feb 05, 2016 - 7:32 PM

Farmers are among the country s top food producers but they are among the hungriest Netizens speak out on how to solve this

IRONY. Farmers are at the forefront of feeding Filipinos and yet they are among the poorest and hungriest. File photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler

WATCH: Bukidnon farmers fight against hunger

Feb 02, 2016 - 12:26 AM

Follow the life and trials of a woman whose battle with hunger is staged daily in a sugarcane farm