The Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics has been established with a motto of empowering students to be the eminent nutritionists in the healthcare sector. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics is an emerging field that is expected to see a marked bloom over the next decade. The specialists in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics play a vital role in promoting the quality of life of individuals and communities which contributes significantly to the economic and overall development of the nation.
Clinical Nutrition is concerned with therapeutic uses for nutrition, usually in medical settings as part of a complete health care program. Clinical Nutrition course involves creating effective nutrition plans that work towards effective health outcomes such as disease prevention and treatment, strengthening of immune system and nourishment of those at risk for malnutrition.