World Dietetics day and International Year of Millets 2023

Dietetics day is celebrated every year on 10 january to disseminate nutrition education and information on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity.

With the aim to create nutrition awareness and increase production & consumption of millets, United Nations, at the behest of the Government of India, declared 2023 the International Year Millets. To commemorate this, the theme for Dietetics day 2023 is Mighty millets & 3As (Availability, Accessibility & Affordability) for sustainable development.

World Dietetics day and international year of millets was celebrated on 9th January 2023 with a food paradise by serving delicious homemade millets based recipes. The event was organized by the Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Program, MCHP, Manipal and Department of Women and Child Development, Udupi District.