January2023 nutsCebu City - One of the “go to” foods of many people when getting hungry are nuts. It is easy to eat and very convenient.

There are many types of nuts, and it is just a matter of availability and budget to get the specific types of nuts to eat.

January2023 cholesterolCebu City – Cholesterol gives a bad expression in most of the people, Is it really good or bad?

In all your body's cells, there is a waxy, fat-like molecule called cholesterol. To produce hormones, vitamin D, and chemicals that aid in food digestion, your body requires cholesterol. Cholesterol can have a detrimental effects when your blood has high level of this molecule. This phenomenon is called hypercholesterolemia. Consuming just enough and maintaining the healthy levels of cholesterol in the body can also have its benefits.

January2023 waste managementCebu City – After the bright festivities that transpired in the last month, we somehow always find our trash bins brimming with wastes from Christmas decorations, PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) bottles from all the drinking, disposable food packaging or containers, and not to mention– food leftovers.

January has been declared as the National Zero Waste Month, through Proclamation No. 760 pursuant to the Republic Act (RA) 9003, or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. This was made by our former President of the Philippines, the late Benigno S. Aquino III. Zero Waste as an advocacy was created with the hopes of encouraging the Filipino people to become more environmentally aware and make sustainable actions in lessening the volume of waste produced every day.

January2023 vegetablesCatmon, Cebu – Nangita ba ka og mga maayong tanom nga sayon patoboon sa inyong nataran? Ania ang lima ka klase sa tanom nga pwedeng madugang sa imong koleksyon. Dili lang kini maghatag nimo ug sa imong pamilya og lamian nga prutas, ang pagpananom mayo usab sa kahimsog sa huna-huna.

  • Kalamansi – Kini nga tanom nailhan usab nga calamondin. Kini nga klase sa prutas lumad dinhi sa Pilipinas. Magamit ang bunga niini sa daghang paagi, sama sa marinade, sarsa, ug juice. Kini nga tanum mas gagmay kaysa sa ubang tipikal nga kahoy. Mahimo ra kining motubo hangtod sa 5 ka tiil. Maayo kining itanom sa mga panimalay nga may limitado nga lugar.

January2023 BNS MentoringDanao City – As leaders of their respective local associations, Barangay Nutrition Scholar presidents from provinces and cities in Central Visayas are expected to lead by example, one of which is being able to get an award as an outstanding barangay nutrition scholar.

Thus, born the idea of BNSs president mentoring activity during the Federation of Barangay Nutrition Scholars’ Association (FeBaNuSA) 7 Inc. 4th Q meeting held on 01-02 December 2023 at the Danao Intosan Resort, Danao City.  

January2023 pandesalCebu City – Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. As the name suggests, breakfast means breaking the fast that one sent through overnight. Your breakfast meal supplies the energy that is crucial for overall health and nutrition especially your glucose level that helps you stay alert and increase your energy levels.

Breakfast varies for every country and in the Philippines, our breakfast staple will always be a combination of fried rice, egg and one main viand. But, if not rice, some Filipinos opt to choose bread as a rice exchange. And what’s the most popular bread in the Philippines? Pandesal.