A "Healthy Food Festival" was held here at the Government College University Lahore on Thursday under the auspices of its Disease Awareness and Prevention Society (GCU-DAPS) and Rainbow Obesity, Eating Disorder Centre.
The theme of this festival was to highlight the importance of healthy lifestyle. A free medical checkup for students and staff members by dietician and psychologist have also been arranged along with healthy food stalls. This festival was also comprised of sports activities for both boys and girls.
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi also visited the festival held at the university’s Oval Ground and appreciated the executive-committee of GCU-DAPS, saying that in planning such festival was effective way to help the students create a healthy relationship with food.
Clinical Psychologist Amna Iftikhar said told students that they should abstain from eating junk foods from markets. She gave students tips about improving their health, diet method and immunity.