AGAIN FAT ,SALT LIMITS IN PACKAGED FOODS HIGHLIGHTED:
The CSE Analysis reveals that the brands have concentration of Salt and fat multiple times the R.D.A [Recommended Dietary Allowance ] The different Brands contained 2.4 to 6.7 times the RDA .
The recommended salt intake is 2.4 Gm [2,400 Milligrams ]per day ] as Sodium [Na]
Fat content 2.1 to 5.6 times the RDA. In several Packaged foods. 44 grams and 77 grams of total fat daily.
Next S is Sugar .
Beware of commercial firms in their greed to make huge profits combine the 3 ingredients in high quantities to hook the consumers into Addiction to the Brand so that mre is sold to generate more profit. Research has also found that ,
COMBINED TASTE OF THESE 3 EATEN TOGETHER TRIGGER A STRONGER REWARD SIGNAL IN THE BRAIN, CONSUMER CRAVING DEVELOPS THAT TURN TO ADDICTION TO THAT BRAND .
TRY AND DEVELOP IN CHILDREN A TASTE TOWARDS FRESH LEAFY VEGETABLE AND FRUITS , TO REPLACE FSS FOODS THAT ARE MANUFACTURED WITH AN ULTERIOR MOTIVE TOWARDS PROFITEERING . -- Add Life to Yers more
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Take a look at the points 3 & 6 that we are concerned with reference to the post . That is addictive combination of certains foods . . Her particularly Fat and Salt & Fat.
3. Fat : The dietary reference intake (DRI) for fat in adults is 20% to 35% of total calories from fat.
That is about 44 grams to 77 grams of fat per day if you eat 2,000 calories a day.
This very popular snax gives 43.5 per 100 grams. Almost the whole days dietary intake . This can be burnt if the chld is expending energy in activities . If TV Watching one will become obese .
6. The other ingredient , SALT AS SODIUM [not as Sodium Chloride - that is common salt that we take .] It is 771 Milligram per 100 gram of the snax.
The recommended daily Allowance is 2,400 milligram . Almost 35 % of daily allowance is consumed as a snax; and when calculated at the end of the day after taking into consideration salt in Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner and more Junk food for Total consumption of Fats . Will it not Cross 2,400 milligrams.
SHOULD WE NOT BE AWARE OF THIS FACT WHEN WE SNACK AROUND AND ALSO MAKE OUR CHILDREN AWARE ? more