Funding for this research was provided by:
The National Nutrition Survey of the Philippines was funded by the Government of the Philippines. This analysis was funded by the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Received: 26 February 2020
Accepted: 31 August 2020
First Online: 26 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The protocol and survey instruments were approved by the Ethics committee of the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) and written informed consent was obtained from all households that participated (through parent / guardian for children under 10 years old). Written informed consent was obtained from a parent/guardian for participants under 16 years old.
: E.F.J. and Y.M.L. are employees of Nestec. Ltd. (Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences), Lausanne, Switzerland. The opinions expressed in the article are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect the views and recommendations of their affiliations.