Ludhiana: Fortis Hospital, Ludhiana started celebrating Nutrition Week 2016 on Thursday. It was inaugurated by Vivan Singh Gill, Director, Fortis Hospital, Ludhiana, by lamp lighting ceremony. The motto of this week is ‘Healthy Bite Makes You Right’.
Taking the lead towards observing this week with the vision of creating awareness among the masses, especially under the leadership of Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, surprise gift were also given to the lucky winners. The programme was held under the supervision of Dr. Ankush Mehta, Medical Superintendent, Sumita, Aakriti Sangar, Munish and Barun (FnB) Fortis Hospital Ludhiana.
Giving information regarding this week, Gill said that “we are celebrating this week to spread awareness among the masses regarding the impact of nutrition”. Sumita, Senior Dietician, Fortis Hospital Ludhiana also spoke on healthy diet.
The patients and their relatives, Fortis Hospital staff and employers found the programme very interesting and educative. Most of the doctors and staff vowed to participate in controlling various health problems and protecting their future.
A healthy food street was also organised to make the people aware about healthy options rather than unhealthy street food. It was appreciated by visitors.
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