To understand the food, its nutrients, physico chemical properties and functions.

    • Food has been a basic part of our existence. Through centuries we have acquired a wealth of information about the use of food as a part of our community, social, national and religious life.

    • It has been used as an expression of love, friendship and social acceptance.

    • It has also been used as a symbol of happiness at certain events in life, for example, distribution of pedhas to announce success in examinations or the birth of a baby, association of laddus with marriages and festivals like Deepavali and cakes are associated with Christmas.

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