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NNC9 NM 2022ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA--As the Philippine government embarks in the journey of eradicating malnutrition in the country, the Regional Nutrition and Anti-Hunger Committee (RNAHC) together with the National Nutrition Council Regional Office IX successfully celebrated the 48th Nutrition Month in Region IX. The month-long Nutrition Month Celebration commenced and had concluded through a Joint Regional and City Launching and Culmination in the City of Zamboanga on July 4 and 26, respectively, with various events conducted in between. Meanwhile, other Regional Line Agencies (RLAs) and the component Local Government Units (LGUs) in the region hanged their streamers in support to the celebration and also conducted their local-level launchings, nutrition-related activities and culminating programs to re-echo the campaign in their respective localities and offices. This is in accordance to Presidential Decree (PD) 491, also known as the Nutrition Act of the Philippines, which mandates the entire country to celebrate Nutrition Month in July.

inge drinkingAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, binge drinking is a serious but curable public health issue (CDC). The most prevalent, expensive, and lethal form of excessive alcohol consumption in the US is binge drinking. For men, binge drinking is when they have five or more drinks in one sitting, while for women it's four or more. The majority of binge drinkers do not have severe alcohol use disorders1, but binge drinking is still a risky behavior that has been linked to serious accidents and numerous diseases. Additionally, it raises the risk of developing an alcohol use disorder.

MicroneedlingAccording to Kristeen Cherney of Healthline, Microneedling is a cosmetic procedure that dermatologists use to encourage collagen production by utilizing the body's natural healing response. Nicole Galan also mentioned that the technique involves puncturing the skin with multiple tiny, sterile needles to cause physical trauma. This trauma causes the derma, the skin's deeper layer, to rebuild. Microneedling can help with wrinkles, scarring, acne, alopecia, skin pigmentation issues, stretch marks, rosacea, and loose skin after weight loss or liposuction, among other things. It may also aid in skin rejuvenation.

Black seed oilAccording to Alireza Tavakkoli and colleagues, the black seed oil is a herbal ingredient derived from the plant Nigella sativa, which is native to Eastern Europe and Western Asia. For thousands of years, people have used black seed oil for its medicinal properties. According to Medical News Today's Kat Gál, studies suggest that this oil may have a variety of medicinal and cosmetic benefits, including weight loss, improved skin conditions, and even cancer and diabetes treatment. The main component of black seed oil, thymoquinone, appears to be the key to these benefits. The oil can be applied topically or taken orally. Severe side effects are uncommon, but they can happen. This could include an allergic reaction.

Vitamins for womenAs men and women are morphologically and hormonally different, there are a few basic vitamins for women which are essential to help them keep up a healthy mind and a healthy body. The desired amount of intake of these vitamins varies according to the stage of life. For instance, if you're pregnant, you would like more folic acid. On the off chance that you're in your menopausal years, you would like more of the bone-strengthening vitamin D.

Energy drinksEnergy drink and other instant caffeine-rich beverages have made their way in the market gaining more and more popular these days. They are the simplest ways of making people feel rejuvenated after a very exhausting day. But, who doesn’t love to drink caffeine-packed drinks? Majority of the people enjoyed caffeine and in fact, about 4 out of 5 Americans drink it regularly. Although, this beverage has immediate beneficial effect to oneself, it also has negative ones when abused. Studies revealed that in low doses, caffeine which is a naturally-occurring stimulant found within the leaves of more than 60 plant species is moderately safe. One or two glasses of coffee per day may indeed have mental and physical wellbeing benefits, including progressed in memory, diminished weakness, expanded stamina, anticipating weight gain, and quicker response times.