Eating is so much a part of life that we tend to assume that we know everything about food. It is generally believed that provision of proper nourishment is mainly a question of income. This is a fallacy, since nutritionally rich foods are available at a reasonable price.
Since food sustains life and accounts for a major portion of our living expenses, it will be useful for everyone to know about:
The focus of the Programme is to enable you to make the best possible choice for meeting the nutritional needs of your family. At the same time it aims at helping you choose an adequate variety of foods to suit the taste of each individual in your family. In addition, you will learn about the nature of food-borne diseases and the importance of good food habits in preventing them. You will also be acquainted with schemes of quality control, consumer rights, etc.
Diploma Programme in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE):
The programme is unique in that it offers specialized training in nutrition and health education particularly in planning and conducting education programmes at the community level.