To commemorate “Children’s day the Department of Food Science and Processing Management and Health & Nutrition club jointly conducted a webinar, “Nutrition through Life cycle – Infants to adolescence” on 18.11.2020 between 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm (https://meet.google.com/qmm-ncik-tjm). Totally 88 students belong to FSPM and Health &Nutrition club participated in webinar, which started with a prayer song. The department Head In-charge, Ms.A.Sona delivered the welcome address and invited the Chief Guest, Dietitian Jayanthi. Dr.R.Sujatha, Principal, SLCS presented the presidential address and Dr. S.Priya, Dean- Academics delivered the felicitation address.
In this webinar, the students learned about the different age groups, the nutritional requirements of individuals and types of diet that can be assigned. The chief guest discussed the complication resulting due to inadequate diet. She explained the basic five food groups, their importance and the role of functional food. During the question session, students clarified their doubts with the Chief Guest. The webinar concluded at 4.30 pm. with Mrs. M.Venkata Subbulakshmi, the Event Coordinator proposing the vote of thanks. Feedback was collected from the students and the analysis of the same shows that students were highly satisfied.