The Ginger club of the Foods and Nutrition Department is celebrating the National Nutrition Week in the college from September 01-07, 2012. Several activities are being carried out throughout the week. As a part of the ongoing Nutrition Week, the Ginger Club held a cookery competition. The theme of the cookery competition was to bring recipes made from either fresh corn or yellow pumpkin, to create awareness related to healthy eating practices in consonance with the current theme of the National Nutrition Week- ‘Food Security- key to healthy lifestyle’.
There was enthusiastic participation from the students with a wide display of nutritious and colourful spectrum of recipes including Italian corn pasta salad, chupa rustam lollipop, corn remix, corn carrot muffin, insa lata di roso, pumpkin pie, yellow pumpkin burfi, tofu pumkin roll to name a few.
Mrs. Madhu Nanda Principal, Government Home Science College, Mrs. Jatinder Sohi and Dr. Reetinder Brar adjudged the innovative healthy recipes made by the participants.
In lieu of celebrating the Nutrition Week, Ms Shweta from Nestle, held a demonstration wherein panner makhani, vanilla and chocolate cake and dahi salad were taught using nestle products.
An educational talk on yog health and diet was given by Acharya Prem Bhatia- Founder President of Vishva Bharati Yaga Sansthan. He explained the interrelation between yog, health and nutrition. He also emphasized that we should not just speak about healthy lifestyle, but should practice it too.
The Principal, Mrs. Madhu Nanda congratulated the Department for putting up a brilliant show.
The names of the prize winners were as follows:
Fresh Corn Category
1st: Khwaish- B.Sc. 3rd Year
2nd: Shubhangi, B. Sc 2nd year
3rd : Aishwarya, B. Sc 3rd year
Consolation: Himanshi Joon, M. Sc. Foods and Nutrition 3rd Semester
Yellow Pumpkin Category
1st: Rosy Sarkar: M. Sc. Foods and Nutrition 1st Semester
2nd: Kriti: B. Sc. 2nd year
3rd: Parneet Kaur, M. Sc. Foods and Nutrition 3rd Semester
Innovative Recipe: Rewathi, B.Sc 2nd year
Fusion Recipe: Sehaj, PG Diploma Nutrition and Dietetics