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DOST drafts simple guide to eating healthy

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Fight obesity by eating healthy. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has crafted a simple, almost elementary, guide for adults to eating right as it sounded an alarm about the ever growing number of obese Filipinos.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

India’s cabin crew fight back over weight loss rules

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India’s cabin crew on Tuesday attacked new guidelines from the civil aviation watchdog on how much they should weigh, branding them “crazy” and discriminatory.

Posted: May 13th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Things that matter in the food industry

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MANILA, Philippines—Mintel Senior Trend and Innovation Consultant Jane Barnett shared Meta trends that are expected to shape the food industry in the next 5 to 10 years last Wednesday. In Barnett’s one-hour long talk at the Food Innovation Convention 2014 (FINCON), she revealed the importance of understanding how the digital age has affected the buying [...]

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Food | Read More »

FDA pushes for nutrition labels on food packages

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FDA Director General Kenneth Hartigan-Go. Photo from http://www.fda.gov.ph/

Alarmed by the growing problem of obesity in the country, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a campaign to encourage more food companies to print nutrition labels on the front of their product packages to help consumers make informed choices toward a more healthy lifestyle.

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Lingonberries could prevent obesity and diabetes – study

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Lingonberries, a fruit common in Scandinavian cuisine, may be able to help prevent weight gain and high sugar and cholesterol levels, Swedish scientists said Thursday of a new study.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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