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Pinggang Pinoy

Pinggang Pinoy: Go Glow Grow

Pinggang Pinoy: Go! Glow! Grow!

Pinggang Pinoy (Filipino Plate) is a visual tool developed by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology to help Filipinos acquire healthy eating habits.

Half of a Pinggang Pinoy should have fruits and vegetables (Glow). Vegetable portions should be larger. The other half of the plate is divided into rice (Go) and fish (Grow), with rice having a bigger portion size. The glass next to the plate represents water, for emphasizing the importance of drinking ample amounts of water and less sugary drinks.

GO food = bowl of rice

GROW food = fish like tilapia

GLOW = banana and malunggay leaves

glass of water = sufficient water intake

jogging figure = regular physical activity

Photos of actual meals based on Pinggang Pinoy to be added to this page soon!

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