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This is to avoid diarrhea among evacuees. In cases when it's absolutely necessary to feed babies with formula milk, these must be prepared by health and nutrition workers.
Government should focus on the nutrition of the next generation
Tired of plain vegetable soup? Here are some recipes from the National Nutrition Council that turn vegetables into appetizing dishes
Four in 10 rich Filipinos are obese double the number from the poorest sectors
Filipinos still have some misguided notions about obesity Nutritionist dietitian and NNC nutrition officer Racelline Faye Calangi busts some of the myths
With obesity related health risks claiming at least 3 4 million adults worldwide it is high time to step up the fight against it
The National Nutrition Council says obesity is not just a health concern but also a societal problem affecting one out of 3 Filipino adults
What can other Metro Manila LGUs learn from the two cities with the least number of undernourished children?
The EWS FNS is a food security information system that can empower communities to immediately identify hunger and malnutrition problems in their areas
Official data show that all of the cities in Metro Manila are faring better than others in the war against malnutrition
The National Nutrition Council aims to put the spotlight on the problem of obesity in the Philippines during the National Nutrition Month in July
The Philippines did not achieve ZeroHunger in 2014 but different projects and programs show that the fight is still going on
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?
Right now we’re seeing a fight Policy versus practice says Florinda Panlilio of the National Nutrition Council
Do you remember eating Nutribun as a child? The Manila government is reviving the school feeding program with a few changes in place
Breastfeeding offers many benefits for both baby and mother but there might not be enough awareness or support given to lactating mothers
An NGO is proposing to train karinderyas on nutrition and proper food preparation What do you think of this idea?
The problem is that we don’t maximize our past experiences with disasters
A healthier body can be achieved by following the food guide of the FNRI
The current chronic malnutrition rate in Yolanda affected areas exceeds the 30 global threshold according to the World Health Organization
About 3 in every 10 children under 5 suffer from chronic undernutrition in Yolanda hit areas How relevant is the Milk Code in times of disaster?