DEPARTMENT OF FASTING, NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
Nutrition deals with the science of food and its relationship to health. Dietetics is the practical application of the principles of nutrition for meal planning of healthy and sick individuals. Fasting is the single greatest natural healing therapy. It is nature’s ancient, universal remedy for many problems.
According to Naturopathy, the root cause of most of the disease is the accumulation of toxic matter. It is essential to cleanse it by diverting the energies of the body by fasting. During fasting the body eliminates a large amount of stored waste. It is a complete voluntary abstinence from taking any kind of food for a definite period of time. When one fasts the body is given an opportunity to heal on its own.
Nutrition and Dietetics is an integrated and a professional program preparing students to work in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics and explore how it affects the health of the individual and the nation, and also to discover how diet can be used in the treatment of disease. This department teaches the students to apply nutritional science in order to promote health and to treat medical conditions. As a doctor they work with people to help them modify their food intake, offering practical advice to enable them to make dietary changes.