Government officials push for the full implementation of the reproductive health law as part of the efforts to improve child nutrition in the country
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
Childhood stunting in Mindanao is at 40 which is also the average for countries in sub Saharan Africa
The Philippines did not reach its target of reducing child malnutrition as part of the Millennium Development Goals
Childhood malnutrition in the Philippines slightly went down over the years but its pace is still the slowest among all ASEAN countries
All of them may mean well but good intentions alone may not be enough What happens if the people who are trying to help also need help?
Etched in two loaves of bread are the 10 Kumainments Do you live by them?
Do you remember eating Nutribun as a child? The Manila government is reviving the school feeding program with a few changes in place
The 2013 National Nutrition Survey reveals how far the Philippines has gone in its fight against hunger
An International Rice Research Institute program aims to teach young schoolchildren the importance of nutrition and food security
The Philippines has the highest prevalence of food inadequacy among Asia s tiger cub economies from 2005 to 2012 says the FAO
Aside from affecting physical growth and development the claws of hunger also rip children of their confidence and sunny disposition
Start eating healthy and spending wisely All it takes is a bit of imagination a basket of indigenous veggies and a good appetite
The program has already helped more than 200 000 school children all over the country