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Dr. Deepika Anand

Assistant Professor, Department of Sciences, Amrita School of Physical Sciences, Coimbatore

Qualification: MPhil, Ph.D
a_deepika@cb.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Novel Food Product Development, Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Disease Prevention, Cytotoxic and antigenotoxic Potential of synbiotic herbal products

Bio

Dr. Deepika Anand serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sciences at Amrita School of Physical Sciences, Coimbatore. She obtained graduation and M.Phil. from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prashanti Nilayam, Andhra Pradesh which is a pioneer values-based Integral Educational Institution. She completed her Doctor of Philosophy from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. She had an illustrious service as an assistant professor at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, and Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. She has even worked as a dietitian dulcetly at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Prashanti Nilayam, Andhra Pradesh.

Dr. Deepika’s current research focuses on nutritional biology and metabolomics studies for mitigating lifestyle disorders. Other areas of interest include the screening of phytochemicals as natural remedies for oxidative stress-induced diseases; the development of synbiotic herbal grain-based foods.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2020

Epidemiological Correlates of Hypertension among Adolescent Girls

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Epidemiological Correlates of Hypertension among Adolescent Girls”, International Journal of Home Science,Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 212-216, 2020.

Publisher : International Journal of Home Science

Year : 2020

Impact of Health and Nutrition Education Programmes on Nutritional Status and Dietary Pattern of Adolescent Girls

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Impact of Health and Nutrition Education Programmes on Nutritional Status and Dietary Pattern of Adolescent Girls”, International Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 332-342, 2020

Publisher : International Journal of Research and Development

Year : 2019

Epidemiological Correlates of Nutritional Anaemia among Adolescent Girls

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Epidemiological Correlatesof Nutritional Anaemia among Adolescent Girls”, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 01-05, 2019

Publisher : International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

Year : 2019

Prevalence of Anaemia among Adolescent Girls: A Cross-Sectional Study

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Prevalence of Anaemia among Adolescent Girls: A Cross-Sectional Study”, International Journal of Health Science and Research, Vol. 9, Issue 2,pp. 27-31, 2019

Publisher : International Journal of Health Science and Research

Year : 2018

Impact of Health and Nutrition Education Programme on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) about Nutrition among Adolescent Girls

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Impact of Health and Nutrition Education Programme on Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice (KAP) about Nutrition among Adolescent Girls”, International Journal of Home Science, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. 313-315, 2018

Publisher : International Journal of Home Science

Year : 2018

Novel Insights in the Metabolic Syndrome in Childhood and Adolescence

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Novel Insights in the Metabolic Syndrome in Childhood and Adolescence”, International Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 3, Issue 12, pp. 163-166, 2018

Publisher : International Journal of Research and Development

Year : 2016

Nutrition Education: A Potent Tool in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention among Adolescent Girls

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Nutrition Education: A Potent Tool in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention among Adolescent Girls”, International Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 1, Issue 5, pp. 9-13, 2016

Publisher : International Journal of Research and Development

Year : 2016

Socioeconomic Status of Epileptic and Non-epileptic Patients of Tirupati Region

Cite this Research Publication : Swapna V., Parvathy K. A., Harinarayan C. V, andAnand D., “Socioeconomic Status of Epileptic and Non-epileptic Patients of Tirupati Region”, International Journal of Home Science, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 174-177, 2016

Publisher : International Journal of Home Science

Year : 2016

Malnutrition Status of Adolescent Girls in India: A Need for the Hour

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Malnutrition Status of Adolescent Girls in India: A Need for the Hour”, International Journal of Health Science Research, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 642- 646, 2016

Publisher : International Journal of Health Science Research

Year : 2016

Life Skill-Based Education for the Sustainable Future of Adolescent Girls

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Life Skill Based Education for Sustainable Future of Adolescent Girls”, International Journal of Home Science, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 2(2): 213-217, 2016

Publisher : International Journal of Home Science

Year : 2016

Evaluation of Vitamin D Status in Patients with Epilepsy

Cite this Research Publication : Swapna V., Parvathy K. A., Harinarayan C. V., andAnand D., “Evaluation of Vitamin D Status in Patients with Epilepsy”, International Journal of Home Science, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 216- 220, 2016

Publisher : International Journal of Home Science

Year : 2016

Evaluation of nutritional status of epileptic and non-epileptic patients of Tirupati region

Cite this Research Publication : Swapna V., Parvathy K. A., Harinarayan C. V., andAnand D., “Evaluation of nutritional status of epileptic and non-epileptic patients of Tirupati region”, International Journal of Home Science, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 299- 303, 2016

Publisher : International Journal of Home Science

Year : 2016

Assessment of Anthropometric Profile of Epileptic Adult Population of Tirupati Region

Cite this Research Publication : Swapna V., Parvathy K. A., Harinarayan C. V, andAnand D.,“Assessment of Anthropometric Profile of Epileptic Adult Population of Tirupati Region”, Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp. 451-454, 2016

Publisher : Indian Journal of Applied Research

Year : 2016

Biochemical Indices of Bone Status in Patients with Epilepsy

Cite this Research Publication : Swapna V., Parvathy K. A., Harinarayan C. V. andAnand D., “Biochemical Indices of Bone Status in Patients with Epilepsy”, International Journal of Health Sciences and Research, Vol. 6, Issue 4, pp. 420-428, 2016

Publisher : International Journal of Health Sciences and Research

Year : 2016

Assessment of Anthropometric Profile of Epileptic Children and Adolescents

Cite this Research Publication : Swapna V., Parvathy K. A., Harinarayan C. V., andAnand D., “Assessment of Anthropometric Profile of Epileptic Children and Adolescents”, International Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 1, Issue 5, pp.19-24, 2016

Publisher : International Journal of Research and Development

Year : 2011

Studies on the composition of probiotic soya-finger millet milk-based yoghurt

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Kapoor R., “Studies on composition of probiotic soya-finger millet milk-based yoghurt”, Journal of Dairying Foods Home Science, Vol. 30, Issue 4, pp. 246-251, 2011

Publisher : Journal of Dairying Foods Home Science

Year : 2011

Attenuation of the postprandial glycemic response of refined flour chapatti with probiotic products containing soya-based yoghurt

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Kapoor R., “Attenuation of the postprandial glycemic response of refined flour chapatti with probiotic products containing soya-based yoghurt”, Journal of Dairying Foods Home Science, Vol. 30, Issue 4, pp. 252-256, 2011

Publisher : Journal of Dairying Foods Home Science

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2018

Impact of Health and Nutrition Education on Nutritional Status and Dietary Pattern of Adolescent Girls

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Impact of Health and Nutrition Education on Nutritional Status and Dietary Pattern of Adolescent Girls”, International Conference on Specialized, Ayurvedic and Innovative Food And Nutrition organized by Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Anantapur held on 16th and 17th February 2018.

Publisher : Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Andhra Pradesh

Year : 2015

The Role of Nutrition Education in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention among Adolescent Girls of Andhra Pradesh

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “The Role of Nutrition Education in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention among Adolescent Girls of Andhra Pradesh” at International Conference on Advances in Home Science Studies organized by Sri PadmavathiMahilaVishwavidyalayam, Tirupati held on 20th and 21st February 2015.

Publisher : Sri PadmavathiMahilaVishwavidyalayam, Tirupati

Year : 2014

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Among Elderly

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Among Elderly”, International Conference on Engaging and Empowering the Elderly organized by Centre for Development Studies Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala held on 15th and 16th September 2014

Publisher : Centre for Development Studies Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Year : 2014

Environmental Education for Sustainable Development

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K “Environmental Education for Sustainable Development”, National Conference on Conservation of Eastern Ghats organized by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi held on 4th and 5th December 2014

Publisher : Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

Year : 2014

Nutritional Vulnerability among Adolescent Girls-Challenges and Solutions

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “Nutritional Vulnerability among Adolescent Girls-Challenges and Solutions”, International Congress on Women’s Health organized by Sri Venkateshwara Medical College, Tirupathiheld on 11th to 13th July 2014

Publisher : Sri Venkateshwara Medical College, Tirupathi

Year : 2013

Importance of Life Skills Among Adolescents

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K.,“Importance of Life Skills Among Adolescents” National Seminar on Capacity Building of Adolescents- Perspectives and Prospects organized by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati held on 6th and 7th December 2013.

Publisher : Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

Year : 2012

Biochemical Effects of Feeding Probiotic-Enriched Soya-Based Powder in Type II Diabetic Subjects

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K.,“Biochemical Effects of Feeding Probiotic Enriched Soya Based Powder in Type II Diabetic Subjects”,National Conference on Biotic and Abiotic Molecules-Their Health Effects and Therapeutic Applications organized by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati held on 24th and 25th February 2012

Publisher : Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

Year : 2010

Enhancing the Antioxidant Status of Diabetic Subjects with Probiotic-Enriched Soya-Based Foods

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K.,“Enhancing the Antioxidant Status of Diabetic Subjects with Probiotic Enriched Soya Based Foods”, National Conference on Emerging Trends and Opportunities in Food Processing Sector organized by MOP Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai held on 29th and 30th January 2010

Publisher : MOP Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai

Book

Year : 2020

A Study on the Prevalence of Malnutrition among Adolescent Girls & Impact of Health & Nutrition Education Programmes in order to change their Dietary Behaviours

Cite this Research Publication : Anand D. and Anuradha R. K., “A Study on the Prevalence of Malnutrition among Adolescent Girls & Impact of Health & Nutrition Education Programmes in order to change their Dietary Behaviours”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2020

Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany

Year : 2016

Biochemical Effects of Probiotic-Enriched Foods in Diabetes Mellitus

Cite this Research Publication : Deepika Anand. 2016. “Biochemical Effects of Probiotic Enriched Foods in Diabetes Mellitus”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2016

Publisher : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany

Courses Taught
  • 21FSN201   – Nutritional Biochemistry
  • 21FSN204   – Food Safety and Quality Control
  • 21FSN282   – Nutritional Biochemistry Practical
  • 21FSN214   – Food Biotechnology
  • 21FSN113   – Food Microbiology
  • 21FSN213   – Bakery and Confectionery
  • 19HUM244 – Understanding Science of Food and Nutrition
  • 19HUM234 – Health and Lifestyle
  • 22AVP103   – Mastery Over Mind
Invited Talks
  • Resource Person at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, to address the topic entitled Feeding Smart from the Start” during National Nutrition Week Celebrationon 5 Sept. 2020.
  • Resource Person at Women’s Health Club, Tirupati, to address the topic entitled Dietary Modifications during Obesity, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disorders” on 11 Dec. 2019.
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