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Nursing Moms

Cebu City – NNC 7 calls on lactating women to maximize the provision of Republic Act 10028 or the Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2009 during its recent episode of the Educational Health Information Geared Towards Development (e-HISGOT). The technical discussion anchored by NNC 7’s very own RNPC Dr. Parolita A. Mission was one of the recommendations given to a letter sender who shared her problem to Dr. Mission thru the program’s segment “Letters to Doc Letlet”.

CEV

Cebu City – The Central Visayas Association of Nutrition Action Officers, Inc., the regional association of Nutrition Action Officers in the region will focus on strengthening the association this year. This was one of the agreements reached by the officers during their meeting held very recently.

WYF Iodine

Cebu City - The Regional Bantay Asin Task Force 7 (RBATF 7) is enjoining all provinces, cities, and municipalities in the region to consider procuring their own WYD iodine checker to ensure that Saktong Iodine sa Asin is available to all their consuming public. The recommendation came about because during the RBATF 7’s salt monitoring held very recently, it has been observed that almost all local governments in Central Visayas doesn’t have WYD Iodine checker to monitor the iodine content of salt distributed in their markets and stores. This is necessary to ensure that the standard level of 30-70 parts per million is followed. It will be easier for LGUs to conduct inspection of establishments and stores once WYD iodine checker is available.

Nutri Recipe

Cebu City – Choosing what to eat and how to prepare the meal that will be served in the family’s table is one of the challenges in day-to-day life especially among home makers. It is important to explore on various recipe to make your meal more appetizing and palatable. Planning your meals is a helpful way to ensure that you’re eating well, and this can make a difference not only to your nutrition goals but also to your budget. It helps you make the easy and healthy options. This is also helpful in controlling heading to the drive-through or picking up an unhealthy takeaway on the way home, knowing you have already planned the food for that mealtime. This may also reduce the temptation of unhealthy last-minute meal options.

Avocado

Cebu City - Good nutrition has always been about having a well-rounded diet. Living a nutritious life can be easy and fun especially if you explore into different recipes and varieties. Adding healthy fats to your diet is a good move. Not all fats are bad. Food that contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats are important for our brain and heart health.

Heat with Nutrition

Cebu City – Summer season is the favorite of many. Who would not love a bright sunny day? But even those who are eager for the summer season would agree that heatwaves can be miserable too. The heat can make us feel lethargic and may cause dehydration. Hence, it is important to be prepared and protected while enjoying the season.

When heat and humidity soar, hydration is important to survive the summer heat. What needs to be remembered? Here are some tips you can do to beat that scorching heat: