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Region 1 BNSs hold its 8th Regional Conference

Vigan City, Ilocos Sur – The LUPang Ilocos Barangay Nutrition Scholars Federation Inc. (LUPangIlocos Fed., Inc.) together with the National Nutrition Council Regional Office 1 (NNC-RO1) held the 8th Regional Conference of Barangay Nutrition Scholars in Vigan Convention Center, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur last October 9-10, 2018 with the theme: “BNS: Bayani ng Nutrisyon, Noon, […]

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Shift to healthier food and beverage choices

Here’s some good news: Eating healthier doesn’t mean you have to give up all the foods you love. It doesn’t have to be confusing or complicated either. In this article, we recommend a better approach—make small shifts in the foods you eat. Here’s how to do it. What Are Healthy Shifts? It’s simple. When you […]

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SIKRETO NG WASTONG NUTRISYON PARA KAY LOLO AT LOLA: Ano nga ba?

Ang mga lolo at lola ang bida sa pagdiriwang ng Elderly Filipino Week o Linggo ng mga nakatatanda tuwing unang linggo ng Oktubre (Oktubre 1-7) na pinapagtibay ng Presidential Proclamation No. 470. Ang taunang pagdiriwang ay naglalayong mabigyang diin ang mahalagang papel na ginagampanan ng mga nakatatanda sa pagbuo ng komunidad, gayundin ang pagtaas ng kamalayan, […]

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Salt and senior diet

Many people eat too much salt (sodium). Most of the salt comes from eating processed foods (75%), or adding salt to food while cooking and using the salt shaker at meals (5% to 10%). On average, the more salt a person eats, the higher his or her blood pressure. Eating less salt is an important […]

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IN MY EYES: Cancerous cellphone

The age of technology has overwhelmed our senses, fellas. They say you are not “in” if you are low-tech. I can boldly say that nowadays, every child who knows how to recognize moving objects can use the cellphone whether to play video games or scroll over stored data. “Children are better cellphone and laptop users […]

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BNSs of Region I to hold its 8th Regional Conference

The LUPang Ilocos Barangay Nutrition Scholars Federation, Inc. (LUPangIlocosBNSFed.,Inc.) and the National Nutrition Council- Regional Office I (NNC-ROI) will be holding the 8th Regional Conference of Barangay Nutrition Scholars with the theme: “BNS: Bayani ng Nutrisyon, Noon, Ngayon at Bukas!” on October 09-10, 2018 at Vigan Convention Center, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. More than 1,700 […]

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Our health is in our hands

Always wash your hands is a dictum taught to use since we were small children. We, however, found it very difficult to follow. I bet, just like others, we have one hundred and one reasons to avoid hand washing. These may include excuses like always being in a hurry or just simply being lazy. Below […]

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Healthy diet helps treat depression, saves money

SYDNEY – A healthy Mediterranean diet may not only help treat depression, but also can save consumers and patients money as a more cost-effective treatment, according to latest Australian research. “Our new analysis looked at comparative costs in things like counseling, healthcare visits (or general practitioner visits), medicine, food, travel, and lost productivity to evaluate […]

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The many benefits of breastfeeding

MANILA – Ela Navarro, 37, decided to breastfeed her two children as soon as they were born because she wanted them to grow healthy and strong. “Nagsimula noong November 2014 sa aking panganay na anak. Sinabi ko sa aking sarili na gusto ko na kapag ako ay nagka-anak kailanganbreastfeeding ang mga anak ko. Bukod sa masustansya ang gatas ng […]

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Region 1 BNS champion works for passion, not for salary

VIGAN CITY – People work to earn for a living, so they could enjoy a decent and comfortable life. While this is true to most, Aurelia Aguilar or Aling Aurelia as she is fondly called says working in her community is not about salary but rather about her passion to serve. Aling Aurelia, a 60-year […]

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