During the past recent decades, nutritional sciences have gained noteworthy attention considering the rising trend of non-contagious diseases and pivotal role of nutrition in their occurrence. Furthermore, healthcare centers are greatly concerned with the health issues associated with the excessive weight gain and weight loss- malnutrition and obesity.
Despite noticeable advancement in medicine in Iran, progress is yet to be achieved in the fields of basic sciences and nutrition. This goal could only be attained by the group endeavor and unwavering support of the authorities at the ministry of health, universities and faculties. Evidently, the foremost part of the budget and attention must be allocated and invested in the primary-level prevention of diseases, which will naturally take time to accomplish.