DepEd Memo: 2019 National Nutrition Month Celebration

To increase awareness on the importance of proper nutrition, the Department of Education (DepEd) issued Deped Memorandum )82, s 2019 to all public and private schools to participate in the celebration of the 2019 Nutrition Month this July.

With theme “Kumain nang wasto at maging aktibo… Push natin ‘to!,” DepEd said that the Nutrition Month celebration aims to “promote the consumption of healthy diets, increased physical activity, and reduced sedentary behavior through activities of daily living among individuals and families.” The observation of the Nutrition Month is led by the National Nutrition Council (NCC).