vitamin A deficiency - updates

Rappler's latest stories on vitamin A deficiency


Avoiding the sun can do you no good

Jan 28, 2015 - 5:37 PM

Studies show how it can put you at risk of developing chronic diseases

Surprise! Filipinos need sun exposure

Dec 12, 2014 - 10:00 AM

If you re avoiding the sun you might be suffering from a Vitamin D deficiency

The long, slow march of 'biofortified' genetically modified food

Jul 09, 2014 - 10:29 AM

Research into biofortified food has looked at boosting levels of important micronutrients in rice banana cassava and corn but progress has also been slow

GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY? Golden Rice, currently undergoing field trials in the Philippines, is supposed to be the world's answer to Vitamin A deficiency. Photo from International Rice Research Institute

Why I support Golden Rice

Oct 22, 2013 - 9:02 AM

I believe that the best way forward for Philippine agriculture is not to dismiss GMOs outright but to see how we can best use them to our advantage

Michael Purugganan, Dean for Science, New York University