Online FDP program on AHARAAVALOKANAM
Day – 1 Report – Lectures & Inauguration Function
School of Ayurveda, DY Patil Deemed to be University, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, are organizing ‘Aharavalokanam’- Online Faculty Development Programme on Integrative aspects of ‘Ahara’, from 2nd November 2020 to 7th November 2020.
DAY 01- 2nd November 2020 Monday
Lecture 1: Ahara & Poshana - Introduction of FDP scope Time: 10. 30 to 11.00 a. m.
The first session was conducted by Dr. Mridul Chitrakar, Associate Professor, Department of Swasthavritta and Yoga, School of Ayurveda, DY Patil Deemed to be University, Nerul, Navi Mumbai. In this introductory talk, an idea about the detail overview of the online FDP was given along with the session wise talks as per the speaker. Madam also presented a detailed idea of the day-wise schedule.
Lecture 2: Classification of foods as per Ayurveda and modern science and their correlation
Time: 11. 00 to 11.30 a. m.
The resource person for the session Dr. Vedavati Bhapkar, Assistant Professor, Dept of Rasashastra and Bhaishajyakalpana, School of Ayurveda, DY Patil Deemed to be University, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, covered classification of Ahara-Dravyas as per Rasa, Guna, Panchamahabhutas, etc. Madam highlighted the classification as per classical texts and Nighantus. Madam focused on key points related to Ahara as per Ayurveda, and their properties, making it easy for a Vaidya to design the Pathyakalpana in general practice.
Lecture 3: Integrative approach to diet – modern and Ayurveda Time: 11. 30 am to 12.00 noon
The resource person for this session was Dr. Mridul Chitrakar, Associate Professor, Department of Swasthavritta and Yoga, School of Ayurveda, DY Patil Deemed to be University, Nerul, Navi Mumbai.
In this session, madam emphasized the need for an integrative approach in dietetics, highlighting the principles of diet, Aharavidhi, madam discussed on sequence of food consumption. She also explained about Viruddhaahara, adverse effects caused by it. Ayurvedic principles of dietetics were also discussed in the session.
Time: 12.00 noon to 12.30 p.m.
The chief guests for the inaugural function were Honorable Sri Shripad Ji Naik, Hon. Union Minister of state, Ministry of AYUSH & Defense; and Honorable Dr. Vijay D. Patil sir, Chancellor, DY Patil University, Navi Mumbai, and Respectable Dr. Mahesh Kumar Harit Sir, Dean, DY Patil School of Ayurveda.
Dr. Vijay Patil Sir, express gratitude to Hon. Shri Shripad Naik sir for his gracious presence for the inaugural function of Online F.D.P. Sir also appreciated efforts taken by Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India for the revival of Ayurveda & its globalization. Sir gave the best wishes for the program.
Hon. Shripad ji Naik Sir appreciated the contribution of DY Patil University in the field of medical education & healthcare. Sir, emphasized the importance of Ahar (diet) in the maintenance of health in healthy persons as well as the treatment of diseased one. The innovative idea of conducting FDP on integrative aspects of Ahar was highly appreciated by Hon. Minister.
The session was coordinated by Dr. Shraddha Nayak, Associate Professor, Dept. of Dravyaguna Vidnyan, School of Ayurveda, DY Patil Deemed to be University, Nerul, Navi Mumbai. Dignitaries were warmly welcomed by Dean sir with an overview of the entire program, followed by wishes by the dignitaries for this program. Dr. Mrudul Chitrakar delivered a vote of thanks to the dignitaries.
Session 2: (Post Lunch Session)
Lecture 1: Principles of dietetics according to Ayurveda Time: 2.00 to 3.00 p. m.
The resource person for the session was respected Dr. Kamalesh Kumar Sharma, Pro –President AYUSH, J. V. P Women University, Jaipur. Sir emphasized the importance of Hita Ahara, which we have definitely realized in the recent pandemic situation and focusing on the importance of Anna- samskara and traditional food, aharavidhi (everyone asks practitioner what to eat but no one questions how to eat and when to eat?), Ayurveda focuses on the consumption of food on time, which sir has explained in easy manner. Bala, varna and oja are dependent on Ahara (Sushrut). Sir has highlighted the role of food in psychological health.
Session 2: (Post Lunch Session)
Lecture 2: Principles of medical nutrition therapy Time: 2.00 to 3.00 p. m.
The resource person for this session was Dr. Mansi Patil, National Joint Secretary, IAPEN; Executive Director, Hypertension Core Group, IAPEN, Pune.
Madam’s lecture enriched our knowledge by highlighting the core principles of nutrition, focusing on 4 point human health needs. Also stressing on the point that nutrition is important over advertising. She focused on a person-specific approach in nutrition which matches Ayurveda. Madam talked about the recommended daily allowance in maintaining health. And also explained how malnutrition forms a seat for many dreadful diseases and how to overcome it with NUTRITION CARE PROCESS, Madam stressed on wise incorporation of locally available food after explaining principles of planning diet which will be beneficial for practitioners.
The session was ended with thanks to all resource persons.
Note:- Videos of Traditional recipes are prepared by Students, Staff of DY Patil School of Hotel Management & Tourism Studies and renovated by Staff of School of Ayurveda D.Y.Patil Deemed to be University, Nerul, Navi Mumbai.
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