Cebu City – As the region’s prime movers in eradicating Iodine deficiency disorder (IDD), the Regional Bantay Asin Task Force 7 (RBATF 7) and its secretariat, the National Nutrition Council Region VII will spearhead the celebration of the Goiter Awareness Week (GAW) on 22-28 January 2018 to increase awareness of the continued IDD challenge in… Continue reading Here’s why we should be aware about our goiter
Every year, in Central Visayas, the National Nutrition Council Region VII intensifies efforts against malnutrition. The fruits of its labor are shown in the results of the 2016 Operation Timbang (OPT) Plus: a decrease of 0.31 percent in the prevalence of underweight from 4.91 in 2015 to 4.6 percent in 2016 for 0 to 71… Continue reading Intensified efforts vs. malnutrition
Let us help every child achieve a brighter future. Help fight malnutrition by investing in the First 1000 Days. Watch this video to learn more! (Text and video from National Nutrition Council and National Nutrition Council VII)
Cebu, Province – Now on its 2nd year of the implementation of the Nutrition in Early Warning System (NEWS), the Municipality of Carmen, Cebu is delighted to receive their new set of weighing scales and steel rules during its core group meeting on 22 February 2017 at the Birthing Home, Carmen, Cebu. Municipal Councilor and… Continue reading Carmen, Cebu receives monitoring tools for Nutrition in Early Warning System
Siquijor Province –Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNSs) of the Province of Siquijor rejoiced as they were finally given honorarium by the Provincial Government. The financial support was released by the accounting office on February 8, 2017. All 134 BNSs of the six municipalities of the province received the first half of their honorarium for the previous… Continue reading Siquijor BNSs receive very first honorarium
Did you know that carbohydrates are the main source of energy in the body. Carbohydrates are your body’s main source of fuel. When you take in food, your body breaks down its sugars and starches and absorbs them into your bloodstream. At this point, they become glucose, or blood sugar.Your body needs glucose to have… Continue reading Carbohydrates: Good or Bad?