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DOH: Eat nutritious food to maintain healthy weight

IBA, Zambales (PIA) — The Department of Health (DOH) encourages the public to eat nutritious food to maintain a healthy weight. Adopting a healthier lifestyle will reduce the likelihood of…

Gladys Mae Fernandez, nutrition program coordinator at NNC-1, said the country faces a triple burden of malnutrition. According to a DOST-FNRI study, there is now an increased prevalence of overweight and obesity, despite the decline in undernutrition. Further, hunger and food insecurity are at 10.4 percent, with 2.7 million Filipinos experiencing involuntary hunger due to a lack of food. (Photo: DCC/PIA-10)
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