‘NATIONAL NUTRITION WEEK CELEBRATIONS’
GNA University, Faculty of Hospitality (FOH) organised various activities under ‘National Nutrition Week’ celebrations 2022. The objective behind celebrating national nutrition week was to make students aware of the role of nutrition to maintain good health in present scenario of global health crisis. National nutrition week is celebrated every year from 1st September to 07th September since 2018. This year theme was ‘Celebrate a World of Flavours’.
During this special week at the university, different activities like Poster making, quiz on Food and Nutrition, preparation of Detox and Immunity Booster Beverages, Balanced and healthy food were some of the activities to mention. There was also an expert talk on ‘Health Is Our True Wealth‘ delivered by Dr. Shivali Malhotra, Director of Sales & Operations, Fitness & Lifestyle, Platinum 08 Diet Clinic & Fitness Centre. She drummed up to switch our dietary habits to the traditional diet. She recommended staying close to the roots and invoked to include local grown ingredients in our day to day diet for good health and save our wealth than spending on diseases. The session was informative, insightful and thought provoking. The valedictory session was inaugurated by the benign presence of Honourable Chief Guest, Mrs. Jasleen Seehra, an eminent nutritionist, from Health and Nutrition background shared her experiences by giving examples of Pandemic that how people suffered due to bad health choices and guided the students to use their time wisely by choosing the right healthy options .Among other dignitaries present were Prof. (Dr). V. K Rattan, Vice Chancellor, Prof. (Dr.) Hemant Sharma, Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof. (Dr.) Monika Hanspal Dean Academic Affairs, Dr. Deepak Kumar, Dean FOH and Prof. M. P. Singh, Dean Applied Healthcare & Sciences.