Recommended Food Plate for Filipinos

Last July 1, the National Nutrition Council held this year’s 2019 Nutrition Month National Activation Event at Sta. Rosa Laguna. Promoting healthy eating and an active lifestyle with the theme: “Kumain nang Wasto at Maging Aktibo.. Push Natin To!” But wait, are we ALL aware of the Filipino Diet? Is it really just about the…

Weightloss: Do we really need to avoid Carbohydrates?

Originally posted on Miss Fia Nutritionist:
Let’s talk about Carbohydrates. Since the 1960’s or 1970’s, Low Carbohydrate or restricting Carbohydrate Diet regimen has been very popular. And because of the increased obesity cases, esp in the US, this quick weight loss diet programs really hit the bar. Why? -because of its rapid WEIGHT LOSS result. Carbohydrate…

Top 5 tricks NOT to gain excess weight this “ber-month” season.

Author: Ms.Fia Batua, RND -CSN Licensed Nutritionist Dietitian –Sports Nutritionist / Elite Fitness Coach   *Image used by My Health Site Happy BER MONTH! Holiday Feast will be just around the corner. And it’s going to be a war out there, believe me. It’s either you give in and gain weight, OR have the courage…

Reinventing: CHEAT MEALS.

By Miss Fia Batua, RND -CSN When we say “cheat meal”, it means a meal/portion/food item that is part of your regular healthy day.  Cheat meal is your opportunity to eat what you like, not a mandate to eat what you can. It’s a cheat meal, and NOT a cheat day.   As a Nutrition…

Trick or Treat: Diabetes Mellitus and Carbohydrates

By Miss Fia Batua, RND -CSN F45 Nutritionist   What is Diabetes? A disease cause by the body’s inability to process carbohydrates properly. For people with Diabetes, the body don’t respond properly to insulin, or it doesn’t produce enough insulin.   There are 4 ways on how you can successfully ‘trick’ your body and win…

Step-by-step guide to MEAL PLANNING.

  By Miss Fia Batua RND, CSN Registered Nutritionist Dietitian – Sports Nutritionist   Sharing you how I do it!  Meal planning is one of my favorite in my to-do list . (I do it every Fridays, or over the weekend)   So what is it all about?   A MEAL PLAN decreases the chances…

Do Macronutrients really matter? Get to know more about Carbs, Protein, & Fat.

by Miss Fia Batua, RND CSN Registered Nutritionist Dietitian – Sports Nutritionist   Your Diet is not just about the Calories, it’s more of the Macronutrients: Carbohydrate, Protein, Fat   So what’s the right macronutrient % distribution in a Filipino diet? Carbohydrate 50-70%* Protein 15-20% Fat 20-30% (source: Nutritionist-Dietitians’ Association of the Philippines) When it…

F45 Nutrition: How to start and keep a healthy, sustainable DIET.

Written and words by MissFia Batua, RND – CSN Licensed Nutritionist Dietitian, Sports Nutritionist – Elite Fitness Coach In the world of  Nutrition, Diet is about how you consume food. Diet definition: Your diet is the type, and range of food that you regularly eat . And it can be anything! Low in saturated fat…

Weightloss: Do we really need to avoid Carbohydrates?

Let’s talk about Carbohydrates. Since the 1960’s or 1970’s, Low Carbohydrate or restricting Carbohydrate Diet regimen has been very popular. And because of the increased obesity cases, esp in the US, this quick weight loss diet programs really hit the bar. Why? -because of its rapid WEIGHT LOSS result. Carbohydrate is our PRIMARY source of body…