LAHORE: A free nutrition camp was held by the School of Nutrition in collaboration with Fatima Memorial Hospital and Jahanara Memorial Trust at the Fatima Memorial Hospital in Lahore on Thursday to create awareness of healthy eating practices that promote health and wellness and also provide guidance for the right kind of diet required for patients facing various ailments.
The camp gave advice to the 150 people that attended both from the general public and patients suffering from ailments such as blood pressure, diabetes, heart issues, cholesterol, constipation, depression, obesity, Tuberculosis, food allergies, depression, cancer, liver & renal diseases arthritis, stomach ailments, gynecological issues, gout, migraines, immunity and muscle density issues.
In today’s day and age, nutrition plays a vital role in recovery of patients as the right kind of diet makes a significant change in the progress towards health. Through this camp and many more planned in Lahore the School of Nutrition hopes to spread awareness throughout the city so the public makes informed choices on nutrition to lead a health & balanced lifestyle.
The nutrition camp was organized by Dr. Haroon Ihsan – Vice Chairman, Executive Committee, Fatima Memorial System, Mrs. Zareen Arif Ijaz – Chairman, Jahanara Trust, Ms. Shazia Zahra – Clinical Nutritionist, Saira Khalid Shereen Khan, Maria Sadique, Samreen Sadaf, Anam Akmal and Aneela Kanwal.
The School of Nutrition is a Nutritional Consultancy Company for Health & Wellbeing which offers food and nutritional services in the fields of healthcare and education to promote healthy lifestyles.
The Jahanara Memorial Trust (JMT) and the Fatima Memorial Hospital (FMH) have joined hands with their specific strengths and capacities to develop and enhance emergency services at Fatima Memorial Hospital with the vision of providing emergency treatment to all who walk through the door, regardless of their citizenship, status or ability to pay.
The Fatima Memorial Hospital, a not for profit hospital was founded in 1977 in Shadman, Lahore to treat all patients from all walks of life regardless of their means to pay.