MANILA, Philippines — Tales about a healthy diet program and having a healthy life style were the emphasis of the digital Inquirer Read through-Along session held Saturday, with all around 60 small children attending by means of Zoom system.
Showcasing actress and design Barbie Forteza and specialist storyteller Ann Abacan, the session was sponsored by Herbalife Nourishment Philippines, led by Sridhar Rajagopalan, senior director and sub-regional standard supervisor, and Anna Rubio, company communications supervisor.
Abacan opened the session with Russell Molina and Ariel Santillan’s “Hayan na si Kidlat,” a story about an active boy who learns about the importance of ingesting on time.
Forteza examine “The Untold Tale of SuperBoy,” written by Benjamin Mangubat and illustrated by John Kendrick Bautista, which tells the story of a boy who grows up with harmful having practices but ultimately realizes the need to have to consume wholesome food stuff.
Highlighting the lesson of the story, Forteza claimed the key takeaway for her was that everything need to be done in moderation, together with having.
“Too much of anything is undesirable. What I learned was that we need to watch what we take in and the diet that is in the food items we try to eat. For me and for parents, it is our responsibility to observe and choose care of what children consume,” she explained.
Abacan, who is also a university principal and a nutritionist-dietician, said it is important for little ones to obtain suitable nourishment as a result of breakfast, the most essential food of the day.
“I always make sure that our [students] receive correct nourishment. That suggests encouraging the moms and dads to give nutritious breakfasts. Taking in a balanced breakfast would imply getting extra focus when the kids go to courses,” she stated.
Herbalife’s Rajagopalan described the price of storytelling in advertising really like of reading through and keeping an active life-style and fantastic nutrition.
“We certainly want to advertise the enjoy of examining between children and the ideal way to do that is through storytelling. The way you notify a tale can convey the correct concept,” he explained.
Forteza, a very first time storyteller for Inquirer Browse-Alongside, talked about the importance of looking through to her daily lifestyle: “When I study aloud and I hear myself, I can retain the memory better—both with guides and film scripts. Studying has been incredibly helpful to me at any time due to the fact I was a child and now that I’m an grownup,” she said.
Chatting about the value of staying healthier in the time of the pandemic, Forteza claimed it is vital to continue to keep healthful patterns.
“What I do to sustain my health is to drink drinking water and self-control myself to constantly consume water… and I make confident that we often have fruits—apples, oranges, pineapples—as these are pure sources of nutritional vitamins apart from the dietary supplements we just take,” she stated.
Saturday’s session was hosted by Inquirer Way of life creating editor Ruth Navarra-Mayo. Visitor college students from Ilugin Elementary School, Diliman Preparatory School, and the Renato Lopez Elementary Faculty and individuals from the Inquirer Fb website page gained kits and prizes from Herbalife.
Launched in 2007, the Inquirer Go through-Alongside is a corporate social obligation project of the firm which aims to endorse the like of reading among the young children. Arianne Suarez and Andi SyCip, Inquirer Intern