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PU FAS organizes awareness seminar on food
PU FAS organizes awareness seminar on food

LAHORE: (Friday, June 16, 2023): Punjab University Faculty of Agricultural Sciences has organized an awareness seminar on ‘Super foods: The food and medicine of future’ in its seminar room. Chairman LESCO and former Minister Hafiz Mian Muhammad Nauman, Dean Faculty of Agricultural Sciences Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Haider, Super foods expert Dr Shahzad Ahmad Basra, faculty members and a large number of students were present. In his address, Hafiz Nauman said that awareness regarding super foods is need of the hour for good health. He lauded the efforts of Punjab University Faculty of Agricultural Sciences for promoting super foods. He also visited the food stalls which were set up by the students. In his keynote address, Dr Shahzad shed light on the scientific evidence supporting the positive impact of super foods on overall health and well-being. He provided practical tips on how to incorporate super foods into their daily meals. Dr Muhammad Saleem Haider expressed his deepest appreciation to the distinguished speakers and experts who shared their knowledge and expertise in the seminar. He thanked to the chief guest Hafiz Mian Muhammad Nauman for his presence. He also extends the gratitude to the organizing committee to arrange such seminar for the awareness seminar to promote super foods and health awareness and empowering individuals with knowledge is truly commendable. Renowned nutritionist Dr Zain also emphasized the role of super foods in combating chronic diseases and boosting the immune system. The seminar also featured a live panel discussion, allowing participants to engage with experts and ask questions about the best ways to integrate super foods into their dietary routines. The seminar showcased an array of super foods including berries, quinoa, chia seeds, moringa and turmeric. On this occasion, the students prepared different dishes from super foods.