Call for keeping seasonal fruits in everyday diet

26 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: Doctors and nutritionists at a discussion here on Thursday urged people to keep the seasonal fruits their everyday diet to fulfill nutritional demand in the body, reports BSS.

Taking seasonal fruits in the everyday dietary would help building a healthier nation and achieving the sustainable development goal of ensuring nutritional food for everybody by 2030, they said.

The Civil Surgeon Office organised the discussion on the occasion of observance of the National Nutrition Week- 2019 at Sadar Hospital conference room here on Wednesday.

On the occasion an exhibition followed by counseling on maternal nutrition was also held aimed at creating public awareness to ensure nutrition of common people.

Civil Surgeon Dr Abu Md Zakirul Islam presided over the function while Deputy Director of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) Dr Md. Sarwarul Haque was present as chief guest.

Additional Deputy Director (Horticulture) of the DAE Reaz Uddin Rangpur Metropolitan Agriculture Officer Amina Khatun also addressed the function.