Department of Nutrition and Dietetics on the eve of Dietetics Day organized an expert lecture on ‘DIETARY MANAGEMENT OF OBESITY AND DIABETES’.
Dr Deepti Khatuja, Head Clinical Nutritionist, Fortis Memorial Research Institute Gurgaon was invited as the guest speaker for the session. She talked about physiological reasons of obesity and diabetes and how diet management can help control these diseases by highlighting the requirement of modifications in dietary pattern, lifestyle and behavior, especially in in Indian population. The lecture ended with special mentioning of tips to enhance immunity by utilizing local food resources as a measure to prevent complications of metabolic disorders.
During the same event, Manav Rachna’s initiated programme “MR Nutrition FIT: Resolution of Double Burden “took its first step, teaching the participants how burden of obesity and overweight can be lessened when following dietary and lifestyle management.