NUTRITIONAL GUIDELINES FOR FILIPINOS
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Revised Edition 2000

 
developed by:

Clinical Nutrition Section                      
Medical Nutrition Division
FNRI-DOST

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1.  Eat a variety of foods everyday.

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2.   Breastfeed infants exclusively from birth to 4-6 months, and then, give appropriate foods while continuing breastfeeding.

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3.  Maintain children's normal growth through proper diet and monitor their growth regularly.

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4.  Consume fish lean meat, poultry or poultry or dried beans.

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5.  Eat more vegetables, fruits, and root crops.

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6.  Eat foods cooked in edible/cooking oil daily.

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7.  Consume milk, milk products or other calcium-rich foods such as small fish and dark green leafy vegetables everyday.

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8.  Use iodized salt, but avoid excessive intake of salty foods.

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9.  Eat clean and safe food.

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10.  For a healthy lifestyle and good nutrition, exercise regularly, do not smoke, and avoid drinking alcoholic beverages.



 

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