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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

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'

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.

State of PH nutrition: The last 5 years

Jul 30, 2015 - 12:37 PM

Government should focus on the nutrition of the next generation

What 'eating healthy' really means

Jul 29, 2015 - 3:43 PM

Will diet delivery programs be good for you in the long run?

Creative and healthy ways to cook vegetables

Jul 18, 2015 - 4:30 PM

Tired of plain vegetable soup? Here are some recipes from the National Nutrition Council that turn vegetables into appetizing dishes

Obesity most prevalent among the richest in PH

Jul 13, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Four in 10 rich Filipinos are obese double the number from the poorest sectors

PUBLIC CONCERN. The increasing trend of obesity in the Philippines is alarming.

Busting 6 myths on obesity

Jul 11, 2015 - 3:40 PM

Filipinos still have some misguided notions about obesity Nutritionist dietitian and NNC nutrition officer Racelline Faye Calangi busts some of the myths

Preventing obesity at home, community, and school

Jul 04, 2015 - 8:06 PM

With obesity related health risks claiming at least 3 4 million adults worldwide it is high time to step up the fight against it

How to end obesity in the Philippines

Jul 01, 2015 - 8:36 PM

The National Nutrition Council says obesity is not just a health concern but also a societal problem affecting one out of 3 Filipino adults

Makati and Taguig: Best practices against hunger, malnutrition

Apr 24, 2015 - 2:47 PM

What can other Metro Manila LGUs learn from the two cities with the least number of undernourished children?

Can an early warning system help end hunger?

Apr 09, 2015 - 4:46 PM

The EWS FNS is a food security information system that can empower communities to immediately identify hunger and malnutrition problems in their areas

Makati, Taguig lead NCR cities in fight vs malnutrition

Mar 14, 2015 - 9:22 AM

Official data show that all of the cities in Metro Manila are faring better than others in the war against malnutrition

Where to find highest number of undernourished children in NCR?

Mar 11, 2015 - 10:45 AM

Is your city part of the top 5 local government units in the National Capital Region with the highest prevalence of undernutrition?

2015 nutrition month to focus on obesity

Feb 19, 2015 - 6:39 PM

The National Nutrition Council aims to put the spotlight on the problem of obesity in the Philippines during the National Nutrition Month in July

Improving the PH hunger situation in 2014

Dec 20, 2014 - 6:19 PM

The Philippines did not achieve ZeroHunger in 2014 but different projects and programs show that the fight is still going on

The search for healthier karinderyas

Aug 12, 2014 - 11:23 AM

An NGO is proposing to train karinderyas on nutrition and proper food preparation What do you think of this idea?

NUTRITION. Since many families rely on karinderyas for their daily meals, an NGO proposes to educate karinderya owners on nutrition. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Who are your barangay nutrition scholars?

Jul 26, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Each BNS aspirant needs to undergo a 30 day training where the many ways to save children from malnutrition are taught

HOUSEHOLD. A BNS weights a child to check if he's underweight. Photo from the Barangay Nutrition Scholars Federation

What a 'Pinggang Pinoy' should look like

Jul 05, 2014 - 11:00 AM

A healthier body can be achieved by following the food guide of the FNRI

PINGGANG PINOY. The new visual food guide aims to promote the right proportion every meal among Filipino adults. Graphic by Mara Mercado

Who is on top of PH nutrition?

Jun 24, 2014 - 7:37 PM

Have you ever heard of the National Nutrition Council?

NUTRITION. Who is mainly in charge of the country's nutrition issues? Photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler.com