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Important Food Items for Your Kids Found in the Philippines

Important Food Items for Your Kids Found in the Philippines

  GROWING KIDS – The Philippines is blessed with more than 300 edible fruit-bearing plants—no less than 100 are indigenous to the country or they’ve been growing here since prehistoric ...

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Factfile: Importance of Protein in Your Diet

Factfile: Importance of Protein in Your Diet

  BABYMINDER – Proteins in the human body consist of 20 amino acids—the basic building material of life, the primary component of every cell in the body. Amino acids strung together ...

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Nourishing the Child in Your Womb

Nourishing the Child in Your Womb

  Good nutrition is needed to ensure good maternal and child health. What you eat affects both your well-being and the well-being of your body. Food high in the B ...

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On Malnutrition: What is Kwashiorkor and Marasmus?

On Malnutrition: What is Kwashiorkor and Marasmus?

  WHAT IS KWASHIORKOR? Kwashiorkor is a severe form of protein-energy malnutrition in early childhood. This may occur in children four months to five years of age, but is common ...

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