Importance of a Healthy Diet discussed at Webinar by PUAA

Chandigarh, July 14, 2020: The Panjab University Alumni Association today organized a Webinar on ‘Eat Well to Live Well’ by Dr. Rakesh Kochhar, Professor and Head, Department of Gastroenterology, Sub – Dean, Research, PGIMER, Chandigarh.

Prof. Deepti Gupta, Dean Alumni Relations, welcomed and introduced Dr. Kochhar who has a rich experi-ence of 42 years with PGIMER.

She informed that the webinar was aimed at demystifying diet fads and reinforcing the importance of healthy eating.

Dr. Rakesh Kochhar gave a very informative presentation on various aspects of diet, weight and health like how to chew food, what is a healthy weight, intermittent fasting, calorie count of popular food items, myths and facts about diet, food poisoning, milk intolerance, energy intake and energy expenditure to name some.

Towards the end there were many interesting questions from the participants.

Dr. Kochhar answered them in detail which shed more light on var-ious myths about food and cleared everyone’s doubts.

A lot of appreciation and thanks poured in from the participants for Dr. Kochhar and PUAA.

Prof. Deepti Gupta proposed a vote of thanks to Dr. Kochhar.

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