DOST-FNRI: Nutrition critical to students’ health

DOST-FNRI: Nutrition critical to students’ health

The Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) has referred to as on faculties, households and anxious businesses to fortify the well being of scholars via correct diet as in-person courses resume nationwide. “With correct diet, which means offering the kids with the right amount and forms of meals, they are going to be shielded from frequent assaults of diseases through the [in-person] courses,” mentioned Dr. Imelda Angeles Agdeppa, director of the DOST-FNRI. According to the National Nutrition Survey, undernutrition stays prevalent amongst our inhabitants in rural areas and people in low-income households. “Proper diet, particularly amongst kids, is of paramount significance now with faculties totally opening,” Agdeppa careworn. “Our kids and youth will solely be capable to maximize their schooling when they’re wholesome,” she added.

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