NUTRIFEST 2013 (June)
“Explore the choices for eating at its best!”
SPARRC (Sports Performance Assessment Rehabilitation Research Counseling) Institute takes great interest in organizing Social Awareness Campaigns that Includes Fitness and Health Education For the General Public. The Institute conducted an Awareness Program “NUTRIFEST 2013” – at its TTK road branch on 6th June 2013 (Wednesday) with the students from Human Science Department of JBAS College for Women, Teynampet. NUTRIFEST has enabled the public to educate themselves more about the variety of nutritious food that can be consumed. The essential nutrients that are present in our day today diet and the forgotten foods were brought into lime light. The highlights of the program included posters, slogans and display of Nutrient dense recipes with information on nutrient content that served as the heart of the event.
Awareness on the nutritional needs for the sports population apart from the known facts was focused. In addition to Carbs, Protein & Fats that has always been stressed, the role of other vital nutrients – Vitamins & minerals that help to enhance performance along with Pre event & Post event meal were emphasized. Guidelines on the importance of fluid intake were discussed. Facts and fallacies of Protein Supplements were clarified.
Participants of the expo were updated with take home messages for them to implement and lead a healthy life.