For this entry, we are featuring a timely question from one of our readers sent via the Ask+Submit corner of the Nest blog.

Thank you for that query!

Here’s a round-up of 5 links to helpful tips on health and nutrition for the whole family:

1.  “Color is one of the best cues of nutritional density — and the darker, the better.” Each color provides something different. What do the colors blue, yellow, orange, red, purple and green have to do with nutrition? Read about it: Eat Right With Color

2. “The big trend in food:  vegetables. Yes, vegetables are the new meat, declares New York Magazine.” Learn more about the big veggie trend: How Could Vegetables Be the New “It” Food and Still Be Largely Ignored?

3. Dads make a lot of difference in instilling good eating habits. Read about it: Nutrition Thumbs Up for Dad!

4. Who would’ve thought that Papaya has a month dedicated to it? Learn more about its importance in this post

5.  Dole launched a program called SuperKids which emphasizes eating 5 servings of fruits and veggies everyday. We downloaded some of the snack time music (of the Preschoolers) at their site too–for free.

3 responses »

  1. […] July is the month of nutrition and this year’s theme is “Pagkain ng gulay ugaliin, araw-araw itong ihain,” which emphasizes the importance of eating vegetables to attain good nutrition. […]

  2. […] buwan hinikayat ang mga mag-aaral na magbaon ng mga masusustansyang pagkain sa eskwela. Ang tamis ng ngiti sa kanilang mga mata ay hindi maikubli sa tuwing sila ay may baong pagkaing […]

  3. […] More tips on packing healthy snacks can be found here. […]

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