micronutrients - updates

Rappler's latest stories on micronutrients

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'Hidden hunger,’ often overshadowed but devastating: report

Oct 13, 2014 - 7:30 PM

More than two billion people worldwide suffer from hidden hunger more than double the 805 million people who do not have enough calories to eat

HIDDEN HUNGER. Micronutrient deficiencies account for a certain type of hunger not easily seen. Graphic by Raffy De Guzman

What to mix with children's 'lugaw'?

Jul 25, 2014 - 9:00 AM

The Philippines comes out with its first locally produced Micronutrient Powder which can be used to help improve the nutritional status of children

MICRONUTRIENTS. The Nutrition Center of the Philippines came up with the country's first locally-manufactured Micronutrient Powder (MNP) distributed among LGUs, NGOs, and the DOH. Photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler.com

Hungry homes in resettlement areas

Apr 08, 2014 - 11:54 PM

Families in resettlement areas complain about hunger poverty and the lack of job opportunities in resettlement areas

PH losing trillions of pesos yearly due to malnutrition

Mar 12, 2014 - 1:45 PM

The Philippines loses about P2 trillion a year as a result of lost productivity and health care costs caused by malnutrition

MALNUTRITION. Aside from its impacts on physical health, malnutrition also imposes social and economic burdens on countries. Graphic by Emil Mercado/Rappler

Hungry children: What happens to their behavior?

Feb 13, 2014 - 9:59 PM

Aside from affecting physical growth and development the claws of hunger also rip children of their confidence and sunny disposition

HUNGER AND CHILD BEHAVIOR. Doctors observe that malnourished children are more irritable, lethargic, and apathetic than well-nourished kids. Photo by Jez Aznar/AFP

ABCs of pregnancy and nutrition

Jan 19, 2014 - 12:45 PM

Pregnancy is a crucial period A pregnant woman must make sure she receives her and their baby s nutritional needs

ABCs of Pregnancy & Nutrition. Learn the vitamins and minerals essential for a healthy pregnancy. Graphics by Mara Mercado.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Nutrition Facts: Hidden hunger

Dec 17, 2013 - 6:30 AM

The infographic explains the essential roles micronutrients play in your health and development

HIDDEN HUNGER. Micronutrient deficiencies account for a certain type of hunger not easily seen. Graphic by Raffy De Guzman