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Nestlé withdraws batch of NAN Pro Two Infant Formula for lacking nutrients

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Consumer goods giant Nestlé Philippines Inc. has voluntarily recalled a batch of one of its infant formula products after finding that it lacked some nutrients, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Thursday.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

‘Institutional’ neglect of nutrition leads to costly hospital stays

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The irony about nutrition is that something so essential to life is the one most neglected.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Selling healthy snacks with a social purpose

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BEST SELLERS:  Nutritious munchies are minimally processed and made with wholesome ingredients. Photo by Nelson Matawaran

Like most people living in the fast lane, Corazon “Zonito” Torrevillas-Tamase was eating convenience foods with low nutritional value and high in additives.

Posted: May 25th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Genes load the gun, lifestyle pulls the trigger

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MEATLESS BUT MORE NUTRITIOUS Malunggay soup (with tomatoes, onions, organic vegan bouillon cubes and Himalayan salt), string beans (with shiitake mushrooms, okra, eggplant, Braggs tomato sauce) and oil-less fried, non-GMO soy wheat stick (with seaweeds). Safe proteins were found to be from plants. Photo by Tessa Salazar

You may have often heard that fatalistic remark of some people lamenting that they are “doomed” to suffer this or that debilitating disease because their parents, grandparents or kin suffered the same disease. “It runs in our family,” they say in surrender, “so why fight it?”

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

Asia close to cutting hunger incidence by half, says FAO

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Agriculture officials in Asia and the Pacific are hunkering down to shore up food security as the region’s millennium development goal of reducing the incidence of hunger by half in 2015 is “now within reach,” according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

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