Nutrition laboratory is well equipped and furnished with cookery items, gas stoves, microwave oven, cooking utensils, crockery items, serving utensils, refrigerator, water purifier, dining table with chairs, table mats etc. It is well ventilated and spacious with proper water supply and drain system. It consists of various charts showing calorie requirements, food exchange system, categories of food and therapeutic diets.
Students are taught about recommended daily allowances, assessment of nutritional needs, cookery rules and food preservation methods and therapeutic diets of elderly, hypertensive diabetic mother expecting, adolescent girl, lactating mother etc. They prepare food by using various cooking methods like baking, stewing, roasting, frying and pressure cooking to learn how to preserve nutrients of food and. It allows students to learn regarding nutritional needs of various age groups and during various disease conditions with use of calorie calculation exchange charts.
Thus make students acquire knowledge regarding different recipes, their ingredients, their therapeutic use and presentation to manage different disease conditions.