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Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
The project aims to conduct feasibility study on fortifying complementary foods with nutrients rich mix. Specifically to standardize the process of producing multi-nutrient growth mix (MGM); to evaluate the level of acceptability of complementary food fortified with multi-nutrient growth mix; to determine the retention of the nutrient after process... [read more]
Project Status:
Completed
Project Description:
There is an increasing awareness on the potential of Moringa Oleifera (Malunggay) as a high-value agricultural crop because of its high dietary fiber and nutrient contents.  ... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
The project aims to determine the efficacy of malunggay leaves sprinkle in improving the iron, vitamin A, b-vitamins and calcium status of 8-10 years old school children. One hundred twenty (120) school children will be fed snack foods with and without malunggay sprinkles. Anthropometric measurements (height, weight and BMI), dietary consumption an... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
An experimental study among patients with hypercholesterolemia is being conducted. The participants are required to consume either white rice or brown rice for a period of twelve weeks and the percent change in their cholesterol and blood sugar levels will be compared. The general objective of the study is: to determine the efficacy of brown ric... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
The project will have two (2) components. The first component is the monitoring of the implementation of DOST PINOY intervention in selected DOST-assisted areas and regions. The suitability of FNRI-developed complementary foods as commodities for feeding the 6-36 months old children in normal and disaster-stricken situations will be monitored. Th... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
In order to bring to the stakeholders nationwide the technologies on complementary foods, the project will conduct a technology transfer using four complementary food technologies namely: Instant Rice–Mongo Baby food (RM), Rice-mongo–Sesame, Rice-Mongo Crunchies (RMCr) and RM Curls by providing technical assistance to regions with basic equipme... [read more]
Project Status:
Completed
Project Description:
This prospective experimental study examined the effects of canned pineapple consumption on immunomodulation, nutritional status and physical health of ninety-eight (98) school children.
Project Status:
Completed
Project Description:
This randomized, controlled trial examined the effects of nutrient fortified milk-based formula supplementation on nutritional status, total nutrient intake and psychomotor skills of one hundred twenty (120) preschool children.
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
The project aims to investigate the role of virgin coconut oil in neuroprotection specifically in the prevention and possible cure for Alzheimer's disease (AD). Different test oils will be fed to rats induced with AD and ketone bodies will be subsequently measured in the plasma and the brain of the rats. The brain function will be monitored and pro... [read more]