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Thrust Areas of Teaching & Research

(a) Clinical Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Diabetes / cardiovascular disease / degenerative diseases / liver & kidney disorders / hyper-tension, etc.
(b) Food Science
  • Process and Product Development for normal conditions
  • Therapeutic Food Development
  • Functional Food Development
  • Food Preservation
(c) Experimental Nutrition
  • Screening of pytochemicals and therapeutic profiles of conventional and unconventional foods
  • Bio efficacy assessments in animals and human subjects
(d) Community Nutrition
  • Nutrition Surveillance
  • Demographic studies
  • Providing nutrition education to the vulnerable groups viz. pregnant lactating women, anemic adolescent girls, etc. using novel approaches such as Positive deviance, use of audio Visual aids, nutrition games, lectures and demonstrations.
  • Development of low-cost nutrition technologies for adoption by rural people
  • Training of Child Development Project Officers engaged in nutrition dissemination
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