As a part of nutrition week celebrations, the Department of Dietetics, PGIMER is holding an exhibition on “Obesity- the root cause of all diseases” on 7th – 8th Sept. 2011 in the New OPD Block. Today, it was inaugurated by Prof. V.Sakhuja, Director PGIMER. Other prominent guests present were Prof. Kusum Joshi, Sub Dean; Prof. A. K. Gupta, Medical Superintendent and Prof. A.K. Bhalla, Joint Medical Superitendent. The exhibition depicted that Punjab kids and adults in urban areas had maximum cases of obesity as compared to other states of India. It was stressed upon that life style management including diet, exercise and stress helps to combat obesity. Low fat high fibre recipes and functional foods were displayed. Various nutritional parameters such as total fat, body mass index (BMI) and nutritional intake were also measured.