Alam nyo ba na ang mga berde at madahong gulay ay mayaman sa sustansiya at micronutrients? Ang micronutrients ay mga bitamina at mineral na kailangan ng katawan sa kaunting dami lamang upang mapanatili ang mga iba’t ibang proseso sa loob ng ating katawan.
Halimbawa ng madahon at berdeng gulay ay mga dahon ng malunggay, ampalaya at sili. Kasama na rin dito ang mga talbos ng kangkong, kamote, sayote at kalabasa. Ang repolyo, letsugas, cauliflower at broccoli ay kabilang din sa grupong ito.
Ang madahong gulay ay may bitamina A na nagbibigay proteksyon sa sakit at tumutulong sa pagpapalinaw ng mata. Ang mga ito ay may B-vitamins din na nagbibigay enerhiya at lakas. Ito rin ay tumutulong sa muscular at nerve function ng ating katawan. Ang vitamin C na taglay ng mga gulay na ito ay tumutulong sa pagpapaigting ng resistensiya, pagpapatibay ng mga cells at pag-absorb ng iron.
Did you know that no single food can provide all the nutrients the body needs?
Nutrients provides cells and organs the necessary food to maintain the body’s functions that support life.
Eating a variety of foods everyday from all the food groups provides the needed nutrients by the body, with consideration on the amount and balance. It can also help in having an attentive mind. These food groups comprise of energy giving foods such as rice, bread, and root crops, foods that promote growth development such as meat, milk, and legumes, and foods that maintain body processes such as vegetables and fruits.
Did you know that iodine deficiency disorder (IDD) affects Filipino in all population groups? This is according to the 7th National Nutrition Survey (NNS) conducted in 2008 by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST).
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), iodine deficiency disorder (IDD) is the world’s most prevalent, yet easily preventable, cause of brain damage. It is one of the main causes of impaired cognitive development in children.
The Philippine government proactively regulated an act promoting salt iodization nationwide and for related purposes, otherwise known as the ASIN Law or Republic Act 8172 to address this concern.
Did you know that the human body needs more than 40 different nutrients everyday for good health?
There is no single food that can supply the body with the needed nutrients in proper amount and balance starting at age six months and onwards.
The revised Nutritional Guidelines for Filipinos recommends eating a variety of foods everyday to get the nutrients needed by the body. The NGF was developed by nutrition experts led the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST).
Health Research and Development Information Network (HERDIN) database is the national health research repository of the Philippines.
The Philippine Health Research Registry (PHRR) is a publicly accessible database of all health researches and clinical trials being conducted in the country.
A system that geographically represents ovicidal indices of all public schools throughout the Philippines using the google map overlay.
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