Chhattisgarh CM to Inaugurate National Seminar on Nutraceutical Attributes of Soya Milk- A step towards Healthy Life on 8 June at Raipur


RAIPUR: CITCON (Chhattisgarh Industrial and Technical Consultancy Centre) and Indian Dietetic Association (IDA) Chhattisgarh Chapter are jointly organizing a National seminar on ‘Nutraceutical Attributes of Soya Milk- A step towards Healthy Life’ on Sunday, 8th June’ 2014 at Hotel Taj, Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

The Seminar will be inaugurated by the  Dr. Raman Singh, Chief Minister – Chhattisgarh State. The seminar would be attended by eminent Scientists, Dieticians, Physicians, Surgeons, Oncologists, Paediatricians, Agri-Technologist, Dairy-Technologists and Consultants Sports Persons, Industrialist, Educationist, Social Activist, Combat personnel and Govt. Officials engaged in the management of Health and Nutrition issues.

The eminent speakers those are sharing their knowledge are:

  • Dr. (Mrs.) K Polasa, Director, National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) Hyderabad.
  • Dr. K. Bhaskarachary, Senior Scientist, NIN, Hyderabad
  • Mrs. Rekha Sharma, National President, Indian Dietetics Association (IDA) New Delhi.
  • Dr. T.K. Maity (Dean), Faculty of Dairy Tech. West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Science
  • Dr. R.R.B. Singh (Dean), Sanjay Gandhi Institute Of Dairy Technology Patna Bihar.
  • Dr. Ratan Sharma, Tech. Director: India, Asian Sub-Continent–US Soybean Export Council
  • Dr. A.K. Singh, Sr. Scientist National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Karnal.
  • Dr. Aruna Palta (Principal), Nivedita Kanya Mahavidyalaya Raipur.
  • Dr. A.K. Tripathi HOD Dairy Microbiology Dept. Collage Of Dairy Technology Raipur.
  • Dr. Rashmi Minj President, IDA- CG Chapter Raipur
  • Col. (Dr.) Vijaya Laxmi Singh, Surgeon, Devkripa Hospital, Raipur, C.G.
  • Dr. Suman Mittal, Oncologist, Mittal Hospital, Raipur, C.G.
  • Dr, Purnendu Saxena, Orthopedician, Visharad Hospital, Raipur, C.G.
  • Dr. Sushil Kumar Sr. Pediatricians, Apollo Hospital Bilaspur (C.G.)

“Since the seminar is intended to provide a platform for exchange of best practices in the implementation of Nutraceutical Management, we believe it will provide enriching experience for all of the participants.”, CITCON said in the statement.

Soybean, (Glycine max), hailed as the miracle bean, is the most economic source of vegetable protein for millions of people and has been consumed in Asian nations for many centuries. In the past, the taste of soya has been accepted by China and Japan only. But owing to its multifaceted health promoting attributes, the research and the worldwide acceptance of soya based products have been increasing rapidly. Consumption of soybean or derived foods has been suggested to confer multiple beneficial effects in a number of chronic diseases and medical conditions.

These effects are directly related to various phytochemicals present in soybean. In the last few decades, extensive efforts have been made towards identifying bioactive components in soy foods that are responsible for the health benefits. Among them, isoflavones and soy proteins are the two major groups of components that have received the most attention.

Like soybean, the nutraceutical attributes of Soya Milk, too have now been established. The ffectiveness of soya milk in the field of prevention, cure and/or disease control has already been explored and is a proven phenomenon world-wide.

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