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Increasing number of obese Pinoy teens alarms food and nutrition institute

The overweight and obesity prevalence among Filipino adolescents significantly increased from 11.6% in 2018 to 13% in 2021. This is according to a policy statement on “FAT (Fad and Trending): Adolescent Obesity” and data from the 2021 Expanded National Nutrition Survey (ENNS) of the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI). The […]

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Dongfeng unveils new lineup in PH

Dongfeng Motors (DFM) Philippines broke the mold with a unique event to unveil a new lineup of high-tech, sustainable vehicles alongside its “Drive Your Friend” campaign last May 2 at the Metrotent Convention Center in Ortigas. Merging the thrill of a car reveal with musical theater, the launch brought to life the Aeolus Huge, Forthing

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More Pinoy adults, elderly at risk for osteoporosis

(Photo by RDNE Stock Project/Pexels) Osteoporosis is a growing concern among Filipino adults and the elderly. The Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) reported that one of the potential contributors to poor bone health that causes osteoporosis among Filipinos is low calcium intake. The 2021 Expanded National Nutrition Survey (ENNS) of

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SLEX expansion completed by December 2024

San Miguel Corp (SMC) recently announced that the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) expansion project is approximately 70% complete, with a target completion date set for December, just in time for the holiday season. This project is seen to further boost the economic prospects of the Cavite-Laguna-Batangas-Rizal-Quezon (Calabarzon) region and provide significant benefits for motorists. The

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You can now rent or lease a BYD Atto 3

BPI Tokyo Century Rental Corp (BPITCRC) has acquired a BYD Atto 3 electric crossover from BYD Cars Philippines. The popular electric vehicle (EV) may now be rented or leased through Diamond Rent-a-Car, BPITCRC’s car rental and leasing arm, and one of the largest car rental companies in the Philippines. The collaboration agreement between BYD Cars

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With only 1 in 10 Pinoys reading food labels, DOH-FDA tasked to simplify packaging info

Only 19.6%, or about 1 in 10 Pinoy consumers, read food product labels, while only 16.7% check only the expiration date and nutrition facts before buying. This is according to an article “Socio-demographic Determinants of Filipino Consumers Reading Food Product Labels and Nutrition Facts,” which is based on the results of the 2018-2019 National Nutrition

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2 BYD EV models subjected to AAP-supervised energy efficiency runs in the city

BYD Philippines and the Automobile Association of the Philippines (AAP) recently conducted an efficiency run for two BYD electric vehicle (EV) models. Members of the motoring media were assigned to a fleet of Dolphin and Atto 3 models and accompanied by APP representatives as observers. The activity’s objectives were to establish credible and verifiable driving

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Healthy workplace pushed amidst malnutrition in offices

 (Photo by Fauxels/Pexels) Four out of 10 Filipinos are overweight or obese due to unhealthy eating habits and lack of regular physical activities. This is according to the 2021 Expanded National Nutrition Survey (ENNS) of the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI). As an individual reaches adulthood, it is more challenging

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