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NUTRITION CORNER: Nutritional contributions of milk and milk products

Milk is one of the most nutritious foods in the diet at any age. It forms an excellent base in planning individual or family meals. The following are the major nutritional contributions of milk and milk products: • Milk is a rich source of calcium and phosphorous that are easily absorbed into the body. • […]

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NUTRITION CORNER: Multinutrient-fortified margarine soon to hit market

A new healthier margarine is coming out.  The Minola Food Corporation in partnership with the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST), has developed multinutrient-fortified Minola Margarine. This savory margarine is delicious whether spread on bread, topped on rice or used for cooking. This margarine is fortified with vitamin […]

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NUTRITION CORNER: Intensified breastfeeding promotion among pregnant women urged

Image via Wikipedia The 7th National Nutrition Survey (NNS) conducted by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST) in 2008 showed that the participation of pregnant women in breastfeeding promotion program is low. Results of the survey conducted by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of […]

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