Breastfeeding Friends organises Smart Healthy Shopping workshop

  • Wednesday 30, October 2019 03:28 PM
  • Breastfeeding Friends organises Smart Healthy Shopping workshop
Sharjah24: The Friends of Breastfeeding Association of the Health Education Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, SCFA, on Tuesday organised a workshop entitled ‘Secrets to Smart Healthy Shopping’.
The event is part of the Association’s efforts to improve physical and mental health for both children and mothers.

Held at SCFA headquarters, the workshop shed light on nutrition secrets and smart shopping, the fastest ways to burn fat, the worst three food ingredients that must be avoided, and the importance of dairy products.

Moderated by Morgan Mohammed, nutritionist, and health awareness trainer, the workshop was attended by Eng. Khawla Al Noman, Head of Breastfeeding Friends Association, and a number of the Association employees.

Promoting Awareness
In her remarks, Eng. Khawla Al Noman thanked the attendees, underlining the importance of this event in enhancing mothers’ awareness about the proper health behaviors and how to implement the smart shopping skills by selecting nutritional ingredients that suit the needs of the mother and her family.

“Food safety is among the top priorities of our Association’s programs and plans, in light of the wise vision of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in terms of improving physical and mental health for children and mothers. This would help enhance Sharjah’s efforts to elevate health awareness and motivate community members to adopt healthy lifestyles,” added Al Noman.

For her part, Morgan Mohammed highlighted the benefits of smart nutrition and the fastest ways to burn fat as well as the most important nutrients that contribute to changing unhealthy lifestyles.

She also stressed the importance of consuming vegetable milk products given they are rich in nutrients.