CMC Hospital, Ludhiana organizes Nutrition Exhibition


Ludhiana, March 14, 2019: In the wake of the current scenario when more and more people are becoming health conscious, with the number constantly increasing, Department of Dietetics, Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, organised a "Nutrition Exhibition" on March 14, 2019, which was inaugurated by the Dr.William Bhatti, Director, CMC & Hospital, to mark the celebration of 125 years of CMC's existence for service of mankind.
This big step and the pious effort have been taken up by Mrs. Ruma Singh, Cheif Dietician, and her team of expert dieticians of CMCH. They have taken up this endeavor to make people aware of the importance of diet in their daily lives. Through this exhibition we intend to impart knowledge of good nutrition. Your food choices each day affect your health-how you feel today, tomorrow and in the future. Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Combined with physical activity, your diet can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, stroke and certain types of cancer and promote overall health. Unhealthy eating habits have a serious health consequences.
Today, many people's diet consists of more saturated fat, trans fats, sugars, and more sodium than fruits, vegetables and dietary fiber. By marking smart food choices, you can help protect yourself from these health problems. Nutrition also focused on diseases, conditions and problems can be prevented with a healthy diet. Your body's health reflects what you put into it. According to Mrs. Ruma Singh, there are many reasons to have good nutrition :
• A poor diet reduces your well-being,
• Helps you maintain ideal body weight,
• Builds up immunity,
• Delays aging,
• Reduces risk of chronic diseases,
• Expensive to be unhealthy
• Feel energetic
• Increase Life span
• Increase focus
• Affects your mood positively.
A sincere effort to give reason to be happy to those who have resorted to diet for all their health ailments and warm welcome to those who are still thinking of doing so. The exhibition was well attended by the students, teachers, patients and their relatives both from Ludhiana as well as outside the city. The Department of Dietetics provides diet counseling in all kinds of disease conditions, weight loss program, weight gain etc.

Thursday, March 14, 2019