Quantcast
pope ph

Did you know: Filipino overweight children



About four in every 100 children aged five and below, or 4 percent, are overweight for their age, according to the 7th National Nutrition Survey by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute. The National Capital Region has one of the highest prevalence of overweight children in the same age bracket with 6.2 percent.—Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research


Follow Us


Recent Stories:

Complete stories on our Digital Edition newsstand for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones; 14-issue free trial. About to step out? Get breaking alerts on your mobile.phone. Text ON INQ BREAKING to 4467, for Globe, Smart and Sun subscribers in the Philippines.

Tags: Children , Health , overweight , Philippines


  • Marx Louis Wang

    Problemahin niyo ang malnourished na underweight kaysa malnourished na overweight! Mas marami ito.



Copyright © 2014, .
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94
Advertisement
Advertisement
Marketplace
Advertisement