Online event on importance of balanced diet : The Tribune India


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Ludhiana, September 5

The Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Community Science, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), organised a webinar on ‘Nutrition — A crucial pillar of holistic health approach’ to celebrate National Nutrition Month. The webinar was held in collaboration with the Indian Dietetic Association (Punjab chapter) and Nutrition Society of India (Ludhiana chapter).

Dr Sandeep Bains, Dean, College of Community Science, said the goal of holistic health was to achieve maximum well-being.

Dr Kiran Bains, head, Department of Food and Nutrition, highlighted the importance of a balanced eating. “No single food can boost immunity rather a combination of immunomodulatory foods should be consumed to strengthen the immunity,” she stressed.

Dr Jaspreet Kaur, convener, Indian Dietetic Association, Ludhiana chapter, explained how moderate physical activity boosts immunity and exhaustive heavy exercise could be an immune-depressant.

Dr Ruma Singh, chief dietician, CMCH, Ludhiana, explained how traditional diets of different states and traditional cooking methods were useful in imparting good health.


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