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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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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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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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Tips on how to guard-off hypertension

Highblood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the leading causes of stroke, heart disease, kidney failure, and premature death. Many people who have high blood pressure are not aware of it this is why hypertension is called the “silent killer”. The only way to find out if you have high blood pressure is through regular […]

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NNC1 recognizes nutrition champs in Ilocos Region

VIGAN CITY – The National Nutrition Council-Regional Office I together with the Regional Nutrition Committee recognized the nutrition champions in Ilocos Region in the just concluded Gawad Parangal ng Nutrisyon held last August 30, 2018 in Vigan Convention Center. This annual and momentous event was attended by more than 250 guests and delegates from the […]

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