Fortifying Public Service in the Countryside: DOST Roadshow Hits Batangas PDF Print
Monday, 03 November 2014 02:32

Fortifying Public Service in the Countryside:

DOST Roadshow Hits Batangas

By: Juan Carlo Manas

The Provincial Science and Technology Center of Batangas hosted its very first S&T Roadshow in CALABARZON, "Bringing S&T to people and Communities" on April 29, 2014. The event was held at Malyn's Purple Place, Brgy. Upa, Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas. The program consisted of beneficiaries from the ceremonial awarding of 2013 DOST4A assisted projects that includes, SAMABACO also known as Samahan ng mga Maggagatas ng Batangas Cooperative, Silver Consumers Association (SCA), Batangas Seaweed Farmers Association (BASEFA), E. Zobel Foundation Inc. , Katipunan ng Magbubukid sa Hacienda Roxas Inc. (KAMAHARI) / C.A. Caisip Bignay Tea , and Kabuhayan Para sa May Kapansanan Inc. Dir. Felina Malabanan, Provincial Science and Technology Center Batangas and Dr. Alexander Madrigal, Regional Director DOST IV-A assisted in the turn-over of cheques to their respective recipients.

DOST IV-A Opened the Gates of Smart City to LGUs of CALABARZON PDF Print
Monday, 03 November 2014 02:28

DOST IV-A Opened the Gates of Smart City to LGUs of CALABARZON

By: Juan Carlo M. Manas & Sarah Hazel d.R. Maranan

In a developing country like the Philippines, shouts for change and development could be heard every day. It is in the interest of all government agencies to contribute in answering these calls. With different mandates, and different targets to meet, government institutions are aligned and inclined into reaching a general goal that is to improve the quality of living of the Filipinos.

The Department of Science and Technology IV-A (DOST IV-A), led by Dr. Alexander R. Madrigal, in synergy with the Department of Local and Interior Government IV-A (DILG IV-A), led by Dr. Josefina Castilla- Go, proved that with cooperation, all things are possible. Together, the two agencies paved the way for local government units (LGUs) to take a glimpse on how bright the future could probably be in a Smarter context. Dir. Rosalinda Bautista of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA IV-A) and Dir. Marilou Toledo of the Department of Trade and Industry IV-A (DTI IV-A) also participated and have showed support in this all for one endeavour.

Tips on how to quit smoking PDF Print
Monday, 29 September 2014 03:42

"Smoking is dangerous to your health". This statement is usually seen in TV commercials and print ads.

Smoking is associated with different kinds of cancer such as cancer of the mouth, tongue, throat and lungs. It is also related to chronic bronchitis, emphysema, ischemic heart disease, hypertension and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Pag-eehersisyo, paano ba sisimulan? PDF Print
Monday, 29 September 2014 03:44

Sa panahong ito, dumarami ang mga Pinoy na health-conscious.

Kahit saang dako ng Pilipinas ay uso ang wellness run, wellness walk, fun run at marami pang iba na may kaugnayan sa healthy lifestyle.

Maari kayong sumali sa mga ganitong gawain ngunit ang simpleng pag-eehersisyo ay mas madaling gawin.

Paano ba magsisimula sa pag-eehersisyo?

Brown rice recipes ready for the taking! PDF Print
Monday, 29 September 2014 03:41

Have you had your brown rice today?

Brown rice or "unpolished rice" may not be as popular as white rice, but it is now gradually gaining recognition because of its nutritional and health benefits.

As the government ultimately aims to achieve rice self-sufficiency for the country, the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST) puts to the front its relentless campaign for the awareness, use and consumption of brown rice as staple food among the Filipino households throughout the country.

Malunggay jumpstarts good nutrition for better health PDF Print
Monday, 29 September 2014 03:39

Are you missing your kids riding a bike, running around, dancing and jumping during playtime lately?

It is usual to see children tired after doing vigorous activities. But, what if their energy is always on the slump, the sparkle in their eyes disappears and their boisterous laughter starts to wane?

Should you take it as ordinary mood swings or should you start to worry?

Neglecting these "low-batt" signs can possibly lead to serious nutrition problems.
Weakness, fatigue, poor vision and lack of concentration may indicate that your kids are experiencing hidden hunger.

Cigarette smoking is a preventable habit, disease PDF Print
Monday, 29 September 2014 03:43

Tobacco dependence or smoking is classified as a disease by the World Health Organization (WHO).

It has been identified as a major preventable cause of human death in the world, the WHO also stated.

Knowing that such a deadly disease is preventable gives hope to smokers hooked on the bad habit.

Paano mababawasan ang pag-inom ng alak? PDF Print
Monday, 29 September 2014 03:40

Ang pag-inom ng alak ay nakaugalian ng mga Pinoy tuwing may pagdiriwang ng iba't-ibang okasyon. Magarbo o simpleng okasyon man ay kakikitaan ng alak sa mesa.

Mahirap iwasan ang pag-inom ng alak sa ganitong mga okasyon, lalo na kung ang kasama ay ang mga kabarkada, kaopisina o katrabaho.

Ngunit maaaring mabawasan ang pag-inom ng alak. Narito ang ilang payo:

Uminom ng mas maraming tubig habang umiinom ng alak.

Epekto ng alak sa sanggol sa sinapupunan PDF Print
Monday, 29 September 2014 03:38

Ang pagbubuntis ang isa sa mga masasayang parte sa buhay ng mag-asawa. Gagawin ang lahat para maibigay ang malusog na simula para sa sanggol sa sinapupunan. Kapag nalaman ng isang babae na siya ay nagdadalangtao, una niyang dapat gawin ay magpa-prenatal check up. Dagdag pa dito ang pagkain ng mga masusustansyang pagkain, pag-inom ng maraming tubig, at pag- iwas sa paninigarilyo at pag-inom ng alak.

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