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Double Delight for Dr Mohan as American foundation confers 2 honors

Dr V Mohan, Chairman and Chief of Diabetology at Dr Mohan’s Diabetics Specialities Center and President & Chief of  Madras Diabetes Research Foundation was recently conferred with 2 honors in the US. He was elected a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE), the educational and scientific arm of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists during the 21st Annual Convocation Ceremony held on May 4th 2013 at Phoenix, Arizona.

The Trinity Mirror - 18th May, 2013

The Trinity Mirror – 18th May, 2013


Now, an atlas points to whats on your plate: 14 member team worked 7 years to bring out Nutrition Guide

Ever wondered what that tasty looking Panipoori laid out in front of you would mean in terms of calories or how much weight you might lose if you sacrificed a masala dosa?

Well, all you need would be a ‘Dr Mohan’s Atlas of Indian foods’. The book, a result of seven years of research and analysis, is the first of its kind published on Indian food.

It provides a pictorial guide to 200 popular cooked foods from various parts of the country with details including calories, nutrients, fibre content and so on. Read More.

The Times of India,Wednesday June 05

Curious to know the calories in what you eat? Here is a palatable guide

Whether you fret constantly about counting how many calories you consume or how many you are supposed to, but do not, here is some news : The Indian Food Atlas is here to help you do just that.


It has described at least 200 commonly- eaten Indian foods, drawn from across the subcontinent. So what does a food atlas do? It provides you an estimation of how much one eats, and how many calories are packed into every portion.


Why an atlas now? From chronic under- nutrition, India has moved to a stage where about 30- 40 per cent of the population are estimated to be suffering from over- nutrition, says V. Mohan, chairman, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre ( DMDSC). Apparently, Indians in urban areas consume too many calories, too much fat, sugar, salt and very little fibre and other protective nutrients, owing to the shift towards refined and processed foods. This, combined with a life without much activity, has fuelled the noncommunicable diseases epidemic in the country. Read More.

The Hindu,Wednesday June 05

Launch of Dr. Mohans Atlas of Indian Foods

The Dr. Mohan’s Atlas of Indian Foods is an innovative and first of its kind in India that features more than 200 foods eaten across regions in various portion sizes along with main nutritional values. Indian diets continue to be meal based and the foods in the atlas were chosen to include the most commonly consumed choices in the 3 main meals namely breakfast, lunch and dinner. It also includes other foods such as animal foods, snacks, fruits, nuts, beverages and sweets. The colorful pictures, a visual treat representing commonly consumed foods and their nutritional impact in terms of its energy, macronutrients and dietary fibre are given below the picture for better comprehension.

Launch of Dr. Mohan’s Atlas of Indian Foods, one of a kind book. Buy Here.



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