Nutrition counselling centre for citizens at MSU
25 due to low attendance. The move comes after months of trying to increase attendance at the nutrition site located at the Henrietta Township Hall, 11120 Musbach Road in Munith. Attendance has declined to two or three people a day, Department on Aging Director Marce Wandell said. The DOA runs eight senior nutrition center sites throughout the county. When Department on Aging officials learned attendance was low at the Henrietta senior nutrition site in July, the hours of operation were reduced to one day a week. Seniors using the site have been notified of the closing and will be offered frozen meals to take home instead of a hot meal.
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NUTRITION KNOW-HOW: ‘App’etizers: Utilize technology to manage your weight
M S University’s (MSU) department of foods and nutrition has started a nutrition counselling centre, which will be open for all citizens of Vadodara without any charge. The department, part of faculty of family and community sciences, has started this service centre that will provide dietary counselling to various target groups in health and disease. Initially, this centre, which will be managed by a panel of department alumni, staff, practicing dieticians, doctor students will remain open between 1 to 4 pm on every Saturday except holidays. “Anybody in need of dietary counselling related to sports nutrition, geriatrics, specially challenged groups, maternal and child health should bring their medical records at the centre which has been started at the department premises,” professor Uma Iyer, head of department of foods and nutrition told TOI.
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