UVAS Press Release

UVAS holds seminar on “Eating and Feeding Behavior in Infancy and Early Childhood”

LAHORE (11-09-18): The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore organised a seminar on “Eating and Feeding Behavior in Infancy and Early Childhood” in City Campus here on Tuesday.
UVAS Vice-Chancellor Meritorious Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and Vice-Chancellor King Edward Medical University Prof Dr Khalid Masood Gondal co-chaired inaugural session of the seminar while number of students and faculty members were present.
Speaking on the occasion, UVAS VC Prof Pasha said that it is direly needed to provide healthy foods to school going children like milk, egg and butter in a day and healthy nutrition is the only way to control the diseases. He said all kind of soda drinks are unhealthy and must be bane in all institutions of Punjab. He said excessive intake of fast foods and carbonated beverages leading to childhood obesity.  
In which national and international experts including Dr Charlotte Wright and Dr Ada Garcia both from University of Glasgow, UK while Dr Saira Afza from King Edward Medical University, Lahore and Dr Samra Imran from Government College of Home Economics, Lahore were delivered their informative lectures on the role of nutrition for growth and development of children. The aim of the seminar was to create awareness and convey the right message in a convincing manner to change the practices of a society regarding feeding problems of childhood are common concerns encountered in pediatric practice.

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