A Seminar on “Importance of Healthy Eating” was organized by the department of B.Voc. Beauty and Fitness, PG Department of Home Science and Fashion Designing for the students of B.Voc., BA Home Science and FDGC. The resource persons were Ms. Minna Bagga, Asst. Prof., S.R. Govt. College for Women, Amritsar and Mrs. Guljeet Kaur, HOD, Clinical Nutrition Department, Fortis Escorts. Ms. Minna Bagga delivered a lecture on “Importance of Calcium and Incidence of Osteoporosis in Females”. She advised the students to increase the intake of Milk, Curd and Cheese in their daily diet along with Flax Seeds, Chulie, Sesame, Poppy, Ragi Seeds etc. Mrs. Guljeet Kaur spoke on “Importance of Fats” and recommended that Fats must be added in our diet for energy, brain-functioning, healthy skin, hormones, enzymes and cell-production. Fats also provide cushioning and padding to internal organs. She guided the students about how to use fats in adequate quantity. So overall, it was a fruitful seminar on Healthy Lifestyle and all students gained a lot of knowledge.
Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia appreciated the initiative taken by the department. Dr. Poonam Rampal, Dr. Binu Kapoor, Mrs. Sweety Bala and other faculty members attended the event.
A Poster Making competition was also organized for the students whereby they brought out new ideas and messages on healthy eating. Best entries were awarded prizes.