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The prevalence of overweight and obese is observed to be higher than the national estimate across all population groups in the 80 highly-urbanized cities (HUCs) in the National Capital Region (NCR),” Dr. Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa, Scientist II, Officer-in-Charge, Office of the Deputy Director and Chief Science Research Specialist of the Department of Science and Technology – Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) said during the Dissemination Forum on the Expanded National Nutrition Survey (ENNS) Year 1 Results at the Dusit Thani Manila on August 20, 2019.

Members of the DOST-FNRI MANCOM and the Core group for the development of FNRI Strategic Plan 2019-2025, together with the resource speakers/facilitators: Dr. Carlo Irwin Panelo, Dr. Alejandro N. Herrin, Ms. Maria Paz G. De Sagun. The workshop was held at the Bayview Park Hotel last September 17-19, 2019

The Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) stood proud in this year’s gathering of the country’s best and brightest scientific minds as the PDRI 2015: Philippine Dietary Reference Intakes bagged the 2019 Outstanding Book Award given by the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL). NAST PHL conferred the award on the second day of the 41st Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), July 11, 2019, at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Ortigas, Mandaluyong City, in the presence of National Scientists, Academicians, several up-and-coming scientists, and top science administrators and movers in the country.

What is the latest in the nutrition situation of the Philippines? Are we expecting a better scenario or has the situation worsened?

The 2019 National Nutrition Summit held on June 25, 2019 at Dusit Thani Manila presented the Expanded National Nutrition Survey (ENNS) Year I results with the theme “What does the 2018 data say: Are we In or Out?

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Please be informed that the Philippine Food Composition Tables 1997 (FCT) is currently out of print (Photo below). Please wait for further announcement of its availability.


The 4th Edition (2019) Food Exchange Lists for Meal Planning will be available this year (Photo Below). 
Please wait for further announcement of its availability and price.


The 1994 3rd Revision of the Food Exchange Lists for Meal Planning is available at P80.00 per copy. Please proceed to DOST-FNRI One-Stop


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