- Raffy Tulfo has posted his response to the viral video of a child eating live worms after the parents of the toddler in question reached out to the journalist
- The parents of the child have faced harsh criticisms online after the video of their child went viral
- Netizens have slammed the parents of the toddler for letting their child eat live worms however, the worms being eaten by the child are in fact a delicacy in other countries and are considered to be edible
- Raffy Tulfo asked netizens to stop harassing the family as he sees nothing wrong with the child eating worms as she was not being forced fed
Raffy Tulfo has responded to the viral video of a child eating live worms after the parents of the toddler reached out to him.
Netizens have bashed the parents for feeding their child live worms which made the parents seek the help of the famous journalist.
According to Tulfo, there was nothing wrong with letting the child feed on worms as the worms are in fact edible and are considered to be a delicacy in some countries. He also shared that the worms are called coconut worms and are rich in protein.
Tulfo also solicited the advice of a nutritionist to shed some light on coconut worms. According to the nutritionist, people really do eat the worms in some areas of the countries but said that there were currently no studies on whether coconut worms are beneficial or harmful to children.
The journalist went on to say that as long as the child is not being forced to eat the worms then he does not see anything wrong with this particular diet. He also told netizens to leave the family be and to stop bashing them as they have done nothing wrong.
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Rafael "Raffy" Teshiba Tulfo is a Filipino broadcast journalist, columnist, radio presenter and television personality whose work focuses on government and private sector issues. He has a YouTube channel, "Raffy Tulfo in Action" which currently has more than 19 million followers. He is married to Jocelyn Tulfo.
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