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PU ISCS organizes seminar
PU ISCS organizes seminar

LAHORE: (Monday, March 27, 2023): Punjab University Institute of Social and Cultural Studies Department of Public Health’s The Nutrition and Well-being society in collaboration with Punjab Food Authority organized a seminar in the main auditorium of ISCS. On this occasion, ISCS Director Prof Dr Rubeena Zakar, General Manager Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Friesland Campina Engro Pak Dr Muhammad Nasir, head of Department Food science and Human nutrition, UVAS Prof Dr Sanaullah Iqbal, PFA’s Sarmad Asif, Head of Quality Assurance YUM Group Mubeen Arshad Awan, faculty members and students were present. The seminar was about Nutrition, the role of proper diet. Dr Touseef, Dr Muhammad Nasir informed the audience regarding the precautionary measures taken while handling the different food and fruits. He also talked about the contamination factors and shared his valuable knowledge with us. Dr Sanaullah gave a brief analysis of the underweight and overweight population of Pakistan and how much budget was spent on these individuals. He also shed light on the stunting and malnutrition situation in Pakistan. Sarmad Asif told about the nutrition department of PFA. Students presented a few presentations on some informative topics. The team of the nutritionist was on campus for the counseling of the students regarding the proper diet and weight management and plans were given to live a healthy life. Dr Nauman Ali and Dr Muhammad Navid Tahir also shared their point of views and encouraged the students.