Department of Nutrition and Dietetics participated in a one day conference of Indian Society of Clinical Nutrition recently at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi. The theme of the conference was Nutrition, Obesity and Metabolic Diseases: Current Perspective and Challenges. Dr. Pratibha Singh, Head of the Department, Nutrition and Dietetics; Ms. Binu Bhatia, Assistant Professor and Dr. Mehak Sharma, Associate Professor participated in the conference. Eminent speakers from pan India were invited to deliver the talk on various current perspectives of Nutrition. Dr. Anoop Mishra, Director and Head of Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Fortis Hospital, New Delhi and Noida enlightened the participants on the new focus areas in fat deposition.
Dr. Rebecca Kurian, Clinical Nutritionist, St. John Research Institute, Bangalore presented a paper on assessing body composition in the obese. Ms. Rekha Sharma, Former Chief Dietician at AIIMS emphasized upon balanced diet for weight reduction.
The conference was well attended and appreciated.