Which foods are Filipino snacks?
Filipinos have long been a snack-loving people.
In fact, Filipinos are one of the few countries in the world that eat a lot of snacks, according to data compiled by research firm Nielsen.
According to a report by Nielsen, there are more than 4,000 snacks in Filipino households.
Read more In addition, Filipinas are also known for being one of their largest consumers of sugar.
The country has been known for its sugar consumption in recent years, with consumption of sugar topping 1.2 billion tonnes in 2015.
The Philippines also has a large number of people who are overweight or obese.
According for the United Nations Population Fund, in 2016, Filipino children and adolescents were the highest-overweight population in the Philippines, and a third of Filipinos were overweight or morbidly obese.