Orientation with ICMR-NIN & IFBA Members

“Science behind Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) &amp Importance of Healthy Lifestyle”

  •  An Orientation on Existing Dietary Guidelines, Current Nutrition Challenges and Controls was
    conducted in collaboration with ICMR-NIN in November 2022.
  • Various aspects of nutritional needs and science behind establishing RDAs and stating
    importance of leading a healthy lifestyle were discussed.
  • The information on calculation of Estimated Average Requirements (EARs) and their
    importance to avoid overdose of nutrients amongst population at large due to consumption
    of foods across categories.
  • Nutrition Genomics was introduced which mentioned that every individual has different
    genetics and thus respond to nutrients differently.
  •  How a balanced diet and regular exercising helps in maintaining healthy body and mind.


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