Crack the nuts!

While caught up in traffic on a bus, a man steps up with a pail at hand. He opens the pail and the aroma of the food he sells diffuses as he passes asking each… Read more »

Lose weight the natural way

The Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology National Nutrition Survey, 1998 (FNRI-DOST) revealed that there is an increasing trend of overweight among adults of both sexes from 1993 to 1998. In 1993,… Read more »

5 keys to a healthy diet

5 keys to a healthy diet

Breastfeed babies and young children From birth to 6 months of age, feed babies exclusively with breast milk (i.e. give them no other food or drink), and feed them “on demand” (i.e. often as they… Read more »

You’re eating too much salt

You’re eating too much salt

Increasing production of more and more processed food, rapid urbanization, and changing lifestyles are transforming dietary patterns. Highly processed foods are increasing in availability and becoming more affordable. People around the world are consuming more… Read more »

10 facts on breastfeeding

10 facts on breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and survival. If breastfeeding were scaled up to near universal levels, about 820 000 child lives would be saved every year (1). Globally, only… Read more »