DOST media forum on Nov. 5 to tackle dietary fiber benefits PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 03 November 2014 14:26

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will hold the “2014 NUTRICOMNET-IX Media Forum,” on November 5 at the Grand Astoria hotel.

The occasion is a joint undertaking of the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) and the Del Monte Philippines, Inc., to tackle the issue on the benefits and importance of dietary fiber in one’s diet.

Dietary fiber plays an important factor in preventing certain diseases and likewise promotes over-all health nutrition.

FNRI will present the National Nutrition Survey (NNS) data on hypercholesterolemia, dietary fiber and its health benefits and tips on “living a healthy lifestyle,” among other topics to be discussed.

The one-day media forum will take place at 9 a.m. until  3 p.m.

Participation to the event is free for all media men.For more details, please coordinate with the Local Organizing Committee headed by Ms. Thelma Diego or Ms. Mary Grace Antonio at (062) 991-1024 or fax No. (062) 992-1114. — Monch L. Follosco