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DID YOU KNOW: July is Nutrition Month

05:01 AM July 01, 2019

Nutrition Month is celebrated every July by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 491 signed on June 25, 1974, by then President Ferdinand Marcos.

The celebration aims to create greater awareness among Filipinos of the importance of nutrition.

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The decree also led to the creation of the National Nutrition Council. —Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

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