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Weight loss experts weigh in on obesity

THE AUTHOR with delegates, researchers, scientists, professors and health professionals from all over the world in the conference

Last March, I attended the 12th International Congress on Obesity (ICO) organized by the World Obesity Federation, held in Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DOST drafts simple guide to eating healthy


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


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

FINCON article

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

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 »