Tag Archives: Food and Nutrition Research Institute

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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Free Meals and Regular Check Up Program for Public School Kids Pushed

Free Meals and Regular Check Up Program for Public School Kids Pushed

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – To improve the overall health, academic performance and attendance of school children in daycare centers, public elementary and secondary schools, three lawmakers have filed a measure seeking to ...

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Micronutrient Deficiency: Shaking Off a Sticky Problem 

Micronutrient Deficiency: Shaking Off a Sticky Problem 

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – They are only needed in miniscule amounts, and yet many people, mostly kids, are still chronically short of the vital nutrients.  Micronutrient deficiency has remained prevalent ...

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Medical Group: Perspiration is Our Prescription

Medical Group: Perspiration is Our Prescription

  QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES – Sweat it to cure it. Here’s one medical cure that doesn’t need popping: Exercise. And health professionals are undergoing specialty training on the subject, according to doctor ...

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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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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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