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Orientation Program of BS Nutrition Sciences held on 17th November, 2020 at NUR International University Lahore
Orientation Program with the students of BS Nutrition Sciences, MS-Food, Nutrition and Dietetics and Post Graduate Diploma-Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics was held at NUR International University Lahore on 17th November, 2020.
Prof. Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad, Dean of Applied Sciences gave introductory remarks and shared a brief introduction of the university. Dr. Mushtaq presented the vision, mission and objectives of the NIU. He also shared the importance of BS Nutrition Sciences, MS Food, Nutrition and Dietetics.
Prof. Dr. Rakhshanda Rehman, Vice Chancellor welcomes all students at NIU. She informed students that NIU is such a place of high learning and we offer a learning environment conducive to professional development embedded in learning and practical skills. Nutrition is the study of nutrients in food and the relationship between diet, health and disease. NIU Nutrition Department will make you one of the best Nutritionists of Pakistan and we hope that you will serve this nation ahead.
Prof. Dr. Sagheer Ahmad Jafri shared his views with students regarding the scope of Nutrition and the subjects being taught at NIU. He explained how Nutrition also focuses on how people can use dietary choices to reduce the risk of disease, what happens if a person has too much or too little of a nutrient, and how allergies work. Lastly, Ms. Shazia Zahra, Head of Nutrition Department, NIU has a one to one discussion session with new Nutrition Sciences students. She also explained the need & scope of Nutritionist in Pakistan and how much practical work is involved in this field. Students asked various questions with Ms. Shazia and had a detailed discussion.
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