Bhubaneswar: Governor Dr. S.C. Jamir inaugurated the three-day National Natural Food Festival – 2017 at Janata Maidan here on Friday.
The themes of the festival include how to cook food without losing its nutritional value, how to store and preserve food, what are the good and bad combinations of food, when to eat and what not to eat, among others.
Various naturopathy colleges and hospital from across the country have exhibited their products and natural recipes at the festival.
As many as 200 recipes using natural ingredients are being demonstrated at the festival. Apart from this, salads, juices, snacks, a number of curries and desserts using sprouts and other healthy food items have also been displayed.
Various competitions for school children including drawing, elocution and essay writing, a cooking competition and vegetable and fruit-carving contest and seminar on various topics have been lined up during the festival.
The festival is open for public from 10:00 am to 08:00 pm and will conclude on February 12.