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Did you know: Filipino overweight children

/ 10:49 PM January 28, 2013

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

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