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43rd Nutrition Month celebration focuses on the promotion of healthy diets

For the 43rd Nutrition Month celebration this year, the selected focus is on the promotion of healthy diets with the theme: “Healthy diet, gawing habit – FOR LIFE!” This year, the campaign is aimed to increase awareness on the importance of healthy diets to prevent malnutrition and contribute to the reduction of overweight and obesity […]

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Breastfeeding – the best option for infants in times of disaster

Breastfeeding – the best option for infants in times of disaster At all times, breastfeeding and continued breastfeeding should be promoted, protected and supported but most especially during disasters and emergencies.  As a general rule, the DOH prescribes the feeding options for infants and young children in difficult circumstance:  (1)  breastfeeding is the first and […]

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43rd Regional Nutrition Month 2017 kicks off in La Union

By Miriam P. Aquino, PIA 1, La Union SAN FERNANDO CITY – The regional launch of the 43rd National Nutrition Month celebration was held July 3 at the La Union National High School, here. Ma. Eileen B. Blanco, head of the National Nutrition Council Region 1 (NNC-R1), said that this year’s theme “Healthy diet, gawing […]

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Talking points: Are Filipinos eating healthy diets?

Ma. Eileen B. Blanco, Region 1 Nutrition Program Coordinator, said that this year’s Nutrition Month celebration is anchored on the theme “Healthy diet, gawing habit – FOR LIFE” and focuses on the promotion of healthy diet covering all age brackets But what is a healthy diet and why is it of primary importance to make […]

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Gabay sa #First1000Days, Sanlibong Araw Tungo sa Magandang Kinabukasan!

Si BABY 0-6 BUWAN – TIPS para kay Nanay, Tatay o tagapag-alaga! Ang malusog na bata ay PATULOY NA TUMATAAS ANG TIMBANG AT TANG-KAD kada buwan! Upang malaman kung sapat ang tangkad at timbang ni Baby, dumalo sa GROWTH MONITORING AND PROMOTION SESSION habang nasa health center. Sundin ang payo ng barangay health worker at […]

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NUTRITION: Bilang ng mga batang malnourished dumarami sa Region I: Pinakahuling talaan ng NNC

Ayon sa pinakahuling talaan ng National Nutrition Council, dumarami ang bilang ng mga batang malnourished sa Rehiyon Uno. Ang bilang ng mga batang severely underweight at underweight sa buong rehiyon uno ay umabot sa 24,070 samantalang 8,586 naman ang overweight sa mga batang may edad 0 hanggang 5 taong gulang. Napag-alaman din na may kabuuang […]

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No milk donations, NNC advises public, members of civil society

The public particularly organizations that solicit or intend to donate milk for victims of disasters and emergencies are advised of the NO MILK DONATION POLICY of the National Nutrition Council. The NNC issued this advisory because it has come to its attention that members from civil society including media and other groups with well-meaning intentions […]

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Gabay sa #First 1000 Days, Sanlibong Araw Tungo sa Magandang Kinabukasan!

SI BABY 0-6 BUWAN: MGA PAALALA Purong gatas lamang ni Nanay ang ibigay kay Baby sa UNANG ANIM na BUWAN upang lumaki siyang malusog, matangkad at matalino.

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Balik-Eskwela na! Sa iyong Nutrisyon, Sigurado ka?

Ngayong pagbabalik-eskwela, siyasatin ang inyong mga anak, kapatid, alaga, kaibigan, kasama, kakilala o kahit ang inyong sarili kung kayo’y nasa mabuting kala-gayang pangnutrisyon at pangkalusugan. Narito ang ilang tips na maaaring makatulong sa inyong hanap na dunong: Gawing kaakit-akit ang mga inihahain na pagkain sa mga bata. Maaring gumamit ng mga pagkaing may iba’t-ibang kulay […]

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Healthy diet, gawing habit – FOR LIFE!

This year’s Nutrition Month celebration is anchored on the theme: “Healthy diet, gawing habit – FOR LIFE!” This year’s celebration is aimed to increase public awareness on good nutrition practices to achieve a healthy and productive populace. So why do we need to make healthy diet a habit? A healthy diet is the foundation of […]

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