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The Department of Science and Technology - Food and Nutrition Research Institute conducted the Stakeholders’ Meeting for the Expanded National Nutrition Survey on June 16, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Dusit Thani Manila, Makati City. The event was well-attended by stakeholders and FNRI partners from International and national agencies, Senate and House of Representatives, non-government organizations and private sector, academe and professional organizations.


The DOST-FNRI in collaboration with East-West Seed Company, Inc. (EWSC) is undertaking the Project Oh My Gulay! sa FNRI to address the declining consumption of fruits and vegetables.
Based on the results of FNRI consumption survey data, vegetable intake of Filipinos has been declining from 1978 to 1993 and slightly increasing from 2003 to 2013. The consumption of Filipinos for vegetables increased by four grams only, from 110 grams per capita per day in 2008 to 114 grams per capita per day in 2013.

japan cooperation

As part of the activities of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the BIOTECH Japan (BTJ) Corporation, the Department of Science and Technology - Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) headed by its Director, Dr. Mario V. Capanzana visited Niigata, Japan on April 17-22, 2017 for the Project entitled “Verification Survey with the Private Sector for Utilizing and Disseminating Japanese Technologies for Low Protein Rice for Dietary Therapy of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in the Philippines”.

National Nutrition Summit

6th National Nutrition Survey

The 6th National Nutrition Survey Results
(The 2nd Dr. Condrado Pascual Memorial Lecture)

Dietary Changes and Health Implications:
An Emerging DOUBLE BURDEN of Under and Over Nutrition

How Well-Nourished are the Filipino School-Aged Children?

The Current State Of Nutrition in the Philippines (Children in Focus)

Nutrition and Health Status of Filipino Adults
(an Excerpts from the National Nutrition Health Survey)

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