The Agricultural Training Institute joins the nation in celebrating the National Nutrition Month with this year's theme: "Healthy Diet, Gawing Habit - for Life!"
Since 1974, upon the creation of the National Nutrition Council (NNC), the National Nutrition Month is being celebrated every July of the year to promote healthy lifestyle among the Filipinos. This year, the event aims to:
1) Promote the consumption of healthier foods and discourage the eating of unhealthy foods.
2) Encourage families and individuals to eat a balanced diet with a variety of food in the right quantity and maintain an ideal body weight to reduce obesity and non-communicable diseases.
3) Create awareness among them on making the right choices of food.
4) Encourage the food industry, producers, distributors, and farmers to make healthy foods available to all.