Nutrition, Diet, and Culinary Heritage

On our 8th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways,” with the topic, “Nutrition, Diet, and Culinary Heritage,” let's watch House Deputy Speaker and Antique Representative Loren Legarda and our resource persons share the traditional and healthy ways of preparing and cooking food, and discuss the importance of preserving local food heritage through a sustainable diet.
The episode will stream on Facebook Live on Thursday, July 9, 2020, 10:00 a.m. at
Joining Rep. Legarda are nutritionists and food experts, including Ms. Zenaida Velasco, National President of the Nutritionist-Dietitians' Association of the Philippines; Ms. Virgith Buena, Chairperson of the Board of Nutrition and Dietetics of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC); Chef Jam Melchor, Founder of the Philippine Culinary Heritage Movement: Manuel Onalan, a traditional rice farmer in Kalinga: Prof. Sashah Dioso of UP Visayas; and Asha Peri, a plant-based diet chef and holistic wellness consultant.