Restraining from Unhealthy Food
Intake of fat, sugar, and salt must also be lessened. Filipinos have developed a habit of consuming nutrient-poor food products that are high in saturated fats, trans fat, refined carbohydrates, and sodium.
According to FNRI, the Filipino’s dietary pattern showed a consistent decline in consumption of fruits and vegetable for the past 35 years. The UN health agency estimate that this behavior contributes to 2.8% of deaths worldwide, causing gastrointestinal cancer, ischemic heart attack disease, and stroke.