Tag Archives: Department of Science and Technology

Regulating Your Body Processes With Calcium

Regulating Your Body Processes With Calcium

  Calcium is the main structural component of bones ad teeth but did you know that it also controls the contraction of your muscles and transmission of your nerve impulses? ...

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Philippines Tests Health App For Remote Islands

Philippines Tests Health App For Remote Islands

  Manila, Philippines – The Philippines is testing an app that will speed up delivery of health services to hundreds of remote island communities, the science department said. Using the app, designed for tablets using Google’s Android operating system, the health officer ...

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Fruits Not Common in the Pinoy Diet

Fruits Not Common in the Pinoy Diet

  Did you know that Filipinos are eating less fruits over the years? This was revealed in the food consumption survey (FCS) conducted in 2008 by the Food and Nutrition ...

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Preventing Osteoporosis and other Bone Diseases

Preventing Osteoporosis and other Bone Diseases

  Support your bones with proper nutrition and healthy lifestyle The bones move, support and protect various organs of the body, produce red and white blood cells and store minerals, ...

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FNRI, Del Monte Push for Heart and Bone Health

FNRI, Del Monte Push for Heart and Bone Health

  In this fast-paced world where everything changes, we are beset with lifestyle-related diseases that are preventable.  Related to this, the National Nutrition Surveys (NNS) of the Food and Nutrition ...

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BioCamp 2014: Developing Future ‘Pinoy’ Leaders in Biotech

BioCamp 2014: Developing Future ‘Pinoy’ Leaders in Biotech

  Manila, July 26, 2014 – One of the country’s biggest annual biotechnology workshops gathered promising young Filipino scientists and respected Filipino biotech experts and entrepreneurs to discuss how Philippine ...

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Factfile: Importance of Carbohydrates

Factfile: Importance of Carbohydrates

  Known as energy foods, carbohydrates are basically sugar. They are the body’s main fuel, which is broken down to glucose and transported via blood circulation to different parts of ...

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