Moms bond over family nutrition at #AlagangAlaska Nutri-Talks Forum – Manila Newsletter

Top row, from left: celebrity Rica Peralejo and nutritionist and dietitian Reginna Emiliene Lat, RND; Bottom row: event host and radio DJ Mama Emma

“Mother knows best” is more than just a saying. From your best friends to your favorite foods, your hobbies and even your favorite celebrities, your mom knows them all. They may not be the most up to date with current trends or technology, but when it comes to their children, mothers have proven time and time again that they are surely the best.

This is also true for nutrition. Because of the pandemic, moms have had to wear different hats in recent months – educator, cook and even amateur nutritionist. And although providing them with adequate nutrition remains a top priority for them, it has recently become more of a struggle for many moms, which is why Alaskan Fortified Powdered Milk Drink has launched its “Super Sulit Pack” for. help make nutrition more affordable amid the pandemic.

At the virtual launch event for Alaskan Fortified Powdered Milk Drink “Super Sulit Pack”, celebrity mom Rica Peralejo shared her concerns and personal experiences in feeding her children.

“The pandemic has made meal planning for the family more difficult. It’s difficult because your movements are limited and you can’t go out freely to do the grocery shopping personally and think of nutritional pairings that your kids will enjoy, ”Rica said.

Top row, left to right: Celebrity Rica Peralejo, Nutritionist and Dietitian Reginna Emiliene Lat, RND and Event Host and Radio DJ Mama Emma; Bottom row, left to right: Mark Henry Camacho, Alaskan Fortified Powdered Milk Beverage Brand Manager and Patricia Domingo, Assistant Brand Manager

“It takes a lot of creativity to actually make appetizing nutritious foods for kids,” she responded when asked how she changed her children’s eating habits. “At the end of the day, it’s all about variety. Children want to taste and experience different things which is a challenge for moms. Before, we could go out and eat in places that offer a variety of nutritious foods, but now you have to do it yourself at home. would be a different experience from everyday life.

Rica also shared her experience encouraging her children to drink milk. “In fact, milk is one of the easiest things to feed our children. Sometimes it’s hard for moms to think about what nutrients we can add to our children’s diets, so luckily we already have milk drinks with the extra nutrients our kids need. Milk is honestly a godsend for me and moms because of its affordability, nutritional value, and of course, its kid-approved taste, ”she said.

Nutritionist and dietician, Reginna Emiliene Lat, RND, also joined the virtual launch event to share her experiences in providing nutritional counseling to low-income families, which has become even more difficult during the pandemic.

“Families are suffering job losses during the pandemic, with some not having enough income to properly feed their children,” she said. “But despite these challenges, moms aren’t the type to compromise on health and are dedicated to making sure their kids get the nutrition they need.”

Moms and media attendees share Alaskan Fortified Milk toast to show commitment to affordable eating

“So with a few adjustments to their diet, like adding fruits and vegetables to their food to ensure balance and variety in their meals, and including nutritional supplements and nutrient-dense drinks, they can s ‘ensuring their families can get the nutrients they need while staying on budget, ”said Regina.

While children are still in their early stages of development, good nutrition is essential to keep them healthy and to lay the foundation for their future. That’s why Alaska Fortified Powdered Milk Drink is committed to feeding Filipino families and helping children grow up with “Lakas at Talas”.

Containing protein, calcium, vitamin C and vitamin D for “Lakas” (strength) which helps in the development of the body, and choline, iron and iodine for “Talas” (sharpness) which Helps in brain development, Alaskan Fortified Powdered Milk Drink is a delicious drink that kids can enjoy every morning, accompanied by a healthy and balanced breakfast.

“We know that Filipino mothers face the challenge of feeding their families within their limited budget. They have a lot to consider and prioritize, and they make these decisions every day. True to the mission and purpose of Alaskan Fortified Powdered Milk Drink to bring affordable nutrition to Filipinos, we’re here to meet the needs of every Filipino mom with our most affordable milk pack yet – the 300g “Super Sulit Pack” for just PHP 70 – to help give their children the extra nutrients they need and promote the “alaga” they deserve, “said Mark Henry Camacho, director of the brand Alaska Fortified Powdered Milk Drink.

Alaskan Fortified Powdered Milk Drink 300g “Super Sulit Pack” is now available through December 2021 in Shopee, Lazada, in major supermarkets and grocery stores nationwide. For more information on Alaskan Fortified Powdered Milk Drink, visit www.alaskamilk.com and www.facebook.com/alaskamilkph.


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