Friday, 18 October 2019

Awareness of Healthy diet - NGSMIPS

On the occasion of WORLD FOOD DAY 2019, the Department of Pharmacy Practice, NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences organized a guest lecture on “AWARENESS OF HEALTHY DIET” by Dr. Prerana Hegde, Dietitian, Justice K.S. Hegde Charitable Hospital, Mangaluru on 16th October 2019 at 11:30 am at Chintana Hall (II Floor).

The aim of the guest lecture was to create awareness about the importance of healthy diet to students and staff. Dr. Juno J Joel, Asst. Professor & Head, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice welcomed the gathering. Dr. Uday Venkat Mateti introduced the speaker.

Dr. Prerana enlightened the participants on the importance of good nutrition and provided tips to cultivate healthy food habits. She said lifestyle modifications (exercise, healthy diet and stress management) play a very important role in reducing the risk of obesity and cardiovascular diseases. She captured the attention of the gathering by presenting case studies. After the talk, students had an interactive session with the speaker. Dr. Prerana was felicitated by Dr. Juno J Joel. Dr. Uday Venkat Mateti conducted the proceedings.

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