Udipi; July 30: Smt Tripura Sundari wife of Dharmadarshi Vijay Ballal has inaugurated the “Aatidonji Koota” on July 30, Tuesday at Savita Samudhaya Bhavana, Ambalpady organized by Swagatha Bhandary Balaga.
Speaking on the occasion, she said in her address that people are more tempted to eat cheap fried snacks and these are the root cause for blood pressure, obesity, increase in cholesterol level and diabetics. No other disease is bigger than obesity, she said.
Besides, she also emphasized that from the beginning itself children should be given snacks prepared by brahmi, curry leaves and other leafy -vegetables. In brahmi micro-nutrition is available and curry leaves also good for health. Even chutney can be prepared with curry- leaves very easily, which will provide nourishment to the body directly, she added.
Smt.Jyothi Bhaskara Bhandary, President Swagatha Mahila bhandary Balaga has presided over the programme, Smt. Geethanjali,Zilla Panchayat member; Smt.Suvarna Katpadi, Smt.Savita Arun Bhandary Parkala, Taluk Mahila Bhandary Samaja and Smt .Shalini Gangadhara Bhandary, Parkala Lioness and president; Savita chende Balaga and among others were present as chief- guests.
By: Shubhalaxmi Kadekar