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 Research Projects

• Efficacy of Iron Biofortified Pearl Millet in Improving the
   Iron Status of Adolescents in India sponsored by
   Harvest Plus.


• Consumption Pattern of Processed Foods among
   Households in Mumbai-sponsored by PFNDAI.

• Dietary Contribution of Pearl Millet in Ahmednagar
   Dist.Maharashtra:Consumption and Effect of
   Traditional Processing on Mineral Bioavailability
   sponsored by Harvest Plus.

• Iron and Zinc Status/Nutriture of women of reproductive
   age in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra. Sponsored by
   Harvest Plus.



• Tata Tea (Phase I) – Project Mahaseer – Antioxidative
   Effect & Health benefit of Tea

• Tata Tea (Phase II) – Project Smiley: Green Tea Induced
   Fat Loss & Thermic Effect of Green Tea

• Assessment of CLIFF, motorized rock climbing simulator,
   effective fitness equipment


• Nutritional Evaluation of processed Neera from palms –
  sponsored by Dept of Biotechnology, Govt of India.

• Capacity building on Street Foods, Safety and Quality–
   sponsored by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,
   Govt of India (for 2 centres) Phase I and Phase II.

• Anemia in Adolescent Tribal girls (Nandurbar dist,
   Maharashtra state) sponsored by UNICEF,

• Nutrient intakes, nutritional status and feeding hygiene
  of urban slum infants sponsored by UNICEF, Maharashtra.

• Fitness of Elderly Population in collaboration with IIT,
   Mumbai sponsored by Dept of Science and Technology.

• Care practices of Tribal and Urban Slum children
   sponsored by Bhavishya Alliance.

• Retention of Vitamin A in fortified edible oils sponsored
   by PFNDAI

• Comparison of oil absorption by 3 food products in three
   oils sponsored by PFNDAI

• Effect of oxygenated water on lipid peroxides and
   antioxidant nutrients in young adult females sponsored
   by Dhariwal Industries

• Effect of Chilli Extract on Body Composition by Advanced

Contact :
+91-22-2660-8462 ext 226, 280

Department of Food Science and Nutrition,
SNDT Women’s University
Juhu Campus, Sir Vithaldas
Vidyavihar, Juhu Road,
Santacruz (W),
Mumbai 400 049

Head of Department
Prof. Shobha A. Udipi

• Ph.D in Food Science and Nutrition
Masters in Food Science and Nutrition
Masters in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
• PG Diploma in Dietetics
• PG Diploma in Nutrition, Food Processing and
• PG Diploma in Sports Science, Fitness and
• Certificate courses in Diabetes Care and

Teaching Faculty
• Prof. Shobha A. Udipi
• Dr. Padmini S.Ghugre (Associate Professor)
• Dr. Kasturi Sen Ray (Associate Professor/ on lien)