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Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU) observes Nutrition Week

Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU) observes Nutrition Week

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 Sep 2018 8:47 AM GMT

SHILLONG: Joining in the national effort to make India healthier, Martin Luther Christian University today concluded its week long observation of the National Nutrition Week with an awareness programme held at the university campus.

This awareness programme was organised by the Nutrition and Dietetic Cell of the Department of Allied Health Sciences, MLCU on the theme “Nutrition Awareness: A Key to Healthy nation”, with the objective to create mass awareness about healthy eating especially among the adolescents and teenagers.

L S Wallang, Demonstration Officer, Food & Nutrition Board, Ministry of Women and Child Development, was the resource person for the day and she spoke at length about educating ourselves about the various development in the food industry with regards to processed foods, genetically modified organisms (GMO), pesticides used, etc.

She further added that we should all make informed food choices and that one should be aware of food facts and not be swayed by persuasive advertising.

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