Home > News > Nation
Wednesday February 26, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Monday March 17, 2014 MYT 3:42:49 PM
PETALING JAYA: As technology gets increasingly sophisticated, more Malaysians are falling prey to the “remote control lifestyle”, leaving them with sedentary routines.
In a bid to change that, Nestle Malaysia has embarked on a mission to get at least one million Malaysians to pledge their commitment towards adopting healthier lifestyles.
Nestle’s More Goodness, More Value campaign, which begins Saturday and ends April 15, comprises road shows at hypermarkets and supermarkets nationwide to get one million Malaysians to support healthy lifestyles, said Nestle Malaysia and Singapore regional head Alois Hofbauer.
“While Malaysians are generally aware of the benefits of a healthy diet, the increasing cost of living poses challenges for them to maintain this, especially for mothers tasked with looking after the family’s well-being.
“We want to encourage Malaysians to commit to live healthily through proper eating habits and to remind them that they can still get required nutrients with our affordable products,” he said at the campaign’s launch here yesterday.
The road shows will feature interactive displays and presentations, promotional sales of various Nestle products, viewing of educational
materials and advice from the company’s health representatives.
Members of the public can register their pledge online via Nestle’s website at www.nestle.com.my/PromosiLebih.
Hofbauer, along with Women, Family and Community Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim were the first two people to sign the pledge for a healthy lifestyle.
Rohani, who launched the campaign, said the ministry was fully supportive of the campaign. She added that balanced meals were an integral part of the homes run by the Welfare Department under its purview.
“Balanced and healthy diets are already implemented in all institutions for children operated by the Welfare Department, where children’s menus have to be approved by the Health Ministry,” she said.
Tags / Keywords:
Nation, Family Community, nestle, healthy campaign, rohani, women ministry, More Goodness, healthy lifestyle, Malaysians, NestleMoreGoodness
One vehicle for every 1.2 Malaysians
1.13 million Malaysians yet to apply for or renew MyKad
Two million Malaysians unaware they are diabetic
One Million Youths Gathering 2012 comes to a close
One million visitors expected at Putrajaya floral fest
Dead foreign workers identified in Sarawak coal mine blast
‘Property good to buy even after GST’
More relief for flood victims
Najib: 110% loan for PR1MA house buyers
RM2mil defamation suit against Hadi postponed to Dec 7
Suspected Malaysian smuggler arrested at Woodlands checkpoint
Tourists can whiz around Putrajaya in electric vehicles
Exploring the latest developments in fighting Alzheimer’s
Najib: Umno leaders must be intellectual to win urban votes
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)