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World Food Day at the Nursing Home for Elderly

    The Nursing Home for Elderly Females in Riyadh has celebrated the World Food Day on the 16th of October 2017. The aim of this day is to improve the knowledge and awareness of malnutrition in health care institutions and to overall enhance the quality of nutritional care. This event was supervised by Ms. Wed Hakeem, the Clinical Dietitian at the Nursing Home, with the participation of CLNS program’s students (Batch 2); Hind Al Otaibi, Noura Al Sibaie, Raghad Al Otaibi and Ghadeer Al Ammari. The event program included a presentation about the importance of balance diet in health whish highlighted the essential nutrients and their role in the body. Also, a meaningful play was prepared and presented that discussed the effect of nutritional habits on appearance and health status. During that, Healthy snacks such dried fruits and nuts were offered. At the end of the event, a healthy buffet was prepared by the kitchen at the Nursing Home’s kitchen for the residents.

   Reported by : Dr. Maha Al Turki

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