The Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) celebrated ‘March Nutrition Month with theme “Enjoy the taste of eating right” this year by combining taste and nutrition to create healthy meals. Following activities have been organized by PNDS to commemorate March Nutrition Month and Registered Dietitians Nutritionist day during the month of March:
- Publication of Nutrition supplement:
An educational material was distributed in the local communities and public at large. Supplement include articles on topics that highlights the importance of a healthier lifestyle and written by PNDS members.
Click Here for ‘March Nutrition Month Supplement 2014′
- Educational activities:
PNDS organized educational activities in different schools of Karachi with a focus on school canteens. Based on needs assessment of individual schools activities have been planned. School authorities, teachers, and canteen staff were involved in the discussion that how to develop healthy eating and life style behaviors among school children and how the school canteens can provide healthy and affordable snacks for the students. Executive committee members conducted the sessions. Altogether 1200-1400 school children were covered through the sessions at the followings schools.
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PNDS also did media Awareness in this month. Our expert consultant Dietitians were also invited in the TV programs Chai Time for awareness.
click the following links to view the recording of the program: