04292022 The Truth About Soy

What do you know about soy? Soy is perhaps one of the most controversial foods as it provides health benefits and some risks. You might be wondering, what’s good about soy and what’s bad about it? In this article, we will get to know more of these.

04182022 Hypertension and Weight Loss Management

Hypertension is defined as having a systolic blood pressure of ≥ 140 mmHg and/or a diastolic blood pressure of ≥ 90mmHg measured in each arm on two (2) or more different days. It has been recognized as an increasing global health concern, wherein in developing countries such as the Philippines is heavily affected.  In 2021, the Philippine Heart Association (PHA) noted the “progressive rise” equivalent to 37% prevalence rate of high blood pressure among the Filipinos, the highest record since 1992.

042022 MIMAROPA Academe Networks oriented on Scaling Up Nutrition Movement


NNC MIMAROPA convenes academe networks in MIMAROPA Region for a Virtual Orientation on Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement this 8th day of April 2022, 9:00 AM to 12:00 NN via Zoom Application.

04112022 NNC MIMAROPA orients the SUN Business Network in the region

National Nutrition Council MIMAROPA conducted the third leg of orientation series in relation to the organization of Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Regional Network in MIMAROPA. This 11 April 2022, the business community were invited to join the orientation meeting of MIMAROPA SUN Business Network (SBN) via Zoom.

Anti Inflammatory


Before we can fully comprehend why an anti-inflammatory diet may be beneficial and is currently one of the most talked-about diets, we must first comprehend what inflammation is. Your finger becomes inflamed and red after you cut it. Your knee is swollen and irritated after you injure it. What does inflammation mean for your internal organs, though?

Inflammation is a natural defense process that allows your body to fight infection, disease, and injury. It can also be chronic, which can lead to a variety of disorders. However, we have some control over our inflammation levels. Inflammation can be exacerbated by factors such as smoking, being overweight or obese, and binge drinking. Diet has a part as well, and some doctors believe that changing your diet and drinking habits rather than taking medicine is a better way to reduce inflammation.

04082022 MIMAROPA SUN Civil Society 1st Orientation Meeting


The National Nutrition Council MIMAROPA held its first orientation meeting for the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Civil Society Network on 8 April 2022 via Zoom that was attended by Mr. Oscar E. Ricaflanca, Secretary General of Federation of Senior Citizen's Association of the Philippines (FSCAP) – Calapan City, Ms. Maria Milagros Quieng, Director of Palawan Aid International-Kabatangan View Schools, Inc. (PAI-KVS), Ms. Juvelyn V. Gumal-in, Executive Director of Pampamayanang Mangyan Ugnayan. Inc. (PMUI), Ms. Rowena V. Genetiano, Project Leader at PMUI, and Ms. Joanna J. Elideros-Cabangbang of Taw Kabui for a Child, Inc.