Camote or Sweet Potato is considered one of the most important crops in the Philippines. This tasty treat is incorporated with camote's benefits such as improving digestion and managing diabetes. (National Nutrition Council Region 9)
Champorado is now in a bar! This tasty treat is infused with brown rice that helps in blood glucose control and lowering bad cholesterol as well as helps lower Type 2 Diabetes risk among healthy individuals. (National Nutrition Council Region 11)
Kalabasa and Kamote are both familiar and nutritious vegetables for Filipino diets. Kalabasa is rich in potassium and lowers urinary calcium excretion while Kamote can be used in the regulation of blood sugar levels and vitamin A deficiency.
The DA-ATI RTC XII through the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Program (RCEP) and Information Services Section (ISS) conducted the first batch of Technical Briefing or Information Caravan on RCEF at the Municipal Covered Court, Poblacion, Columbio, Sultan Kudarat last April 11, 2022.