Cebu · Events · First 1000 Days

Dagan Para sa Gatas ni Nanay

It’s heartwarming to know about initiatives to promote breastfeeding, which is one of the strong advocacies of the National Nutrition Council VII. One such initiative is the Dagan Para sa Gatas ni Nanay that will be held on March 19 at the Pueblo Verde, Lapu-Lapu City. It will start at 4 p.m. inside the Mactan Export… Continue reading Dagan Para sa Gatas ni Nanay

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Advantages of Breast Milk

The National Nutrition Council VII always promotes the benefits of breast milk and breastfeeding to all mothers. “Mommies! Make sure to breastfeed your babies after giving birth up to 6 months as it brings many benefits to your child. You are also encouraged to continue breastfeeding your child up to two years and more.” ~NNC… Continue reading Advantages of Breast Milk

Healthy Lifestyle Tips

Healthy Lifestyle Tip #1

7 Health Benefits of Drinking Enough Water: Water Helps to Maximize Physical Performance Hydration Has a Major Effect on Energy Levels and Brain Function Drinking Water May Help to Prevent and Treat Headaches Drinking More Water May Help Relieve Constipation Drinking Water May Help Treat Kidney Stones Water Helps Prevent Hangovers Drinking More Water Can… Continue reading Healthy Lifestyle Tip #1


Cebu Provincial Nutrition Council distributes Height Boards

Cebu Province – “Daghan kaayong salamat! Naa na gyud mi’y height board. Di nako manghuwam sa pikas barangay” (Thank you very much! We already have height board. I will no longer borrow from the other barangay) said BNS Nanay Veneranda of Asturias, Cebu after receiving a height board for her barangay. The Cebu Provincial Nutrition… Continue reading Cebu Provincial Nutrition Council distributes Height Boards

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CV MalRate declines in 2016

Cebu City – National Nutrition Council Region VII releases the 2016 Operation Timbang (OPT) Plus results with a 0.31% decrease in the prevalence of underweight-for-age in the region from 4.91% to 4.6%. The same report also shows a decrease in the stunting prevalence from 13.88% in 2015 to 12.64% in 2016. There was a significant… Continue reading CV MalRate declines in 2016