Role of Meat as a Functional Food,Dr.Rizwan Tariq

IMG-20180128-WA0051Karachi (Cliff News)A seminar was organised by the Faculty of Science of DIHE on “How food can be used as a Medicine”.Dr. Rizwan Tariq spoke on the role of Meat as Functional Food. He covered the nutritional composition of meat. Also presented a com-positional analysis of Beef and Rabbit Meat. Another speaker was Dr Waseem Safdar, who talked about importance of Omega 3 Fatty Acids and it can be used as Food Supplement. He enlightened the audience with a detailed introduction to poly-unsaturated fatty acids (PUFA),Omega 3 sources. its role on human body.Rector of DIHE Dr. Shahana Urooj Kazmi emphasized on the fact that Food is the main component that can be used as a Medicine, Because other medicines are subject to its relativity and are time bound however if we alter our eating methods food, it can be beneficial for our body functioning rather causing any harm to it.Chairperson Advisery Council Consumers Association of Pakistan Rana Awais Khan, Chairman Consumers Association of Pakistan Kaukab Iqbal, HOD of Microbiology department Dr. Rakhshanda Baqai
HOD of Food Science Marium Tarique, Dr. Syeda Sadaf Akber and Mr. Syed Arsalan Ali also attended the session.

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