A diet high in fiber rich foods such as porridge, brown rice and cereal cuts the risk of bowel cancer.
About 30 percent or 1.3 billion tons of food produced in the world every year get lost or wasted according to the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization FAO.
Root crops are important in developing tropical countries like the Philippines. They are source of food and income to farmers.
By year 2020, developing countries will consume 100 million metric tons more meat and 223 million metric ton more milk than they did two decades ago.
Studies had shown that people who eat whole grain foods daily as part of low fat diet and healthy lifestyle are less likely to gain weight overtime.