Awareness Programme on Eating Disorder

The Health and Nutrition Club in association with NSS organized an awareness programme as part of the National Eating Disorder Awareness Week on 01.03.2021 in order to disseminate the problems arising due to eating disorders. The main objective of this programme was to categorize the first year students of our college as per their BMI. The programme was inaugurated by the Principal, Dr. R. Sujatha. The special invitee Mr.R.Antony, Health Inspector, gave a memorable speech about the importance of health and Body Mass Index (BMI). After the inauguration, The BMI of all I year students of SLCS were determined and about 300 students’ BMI were calculated. Among these 93 students were underweight, 125 students were normal and 83 students were obese. After the assessment, the students were given suggestions depending on their BMI.