Stop giving Kelloggs and Nestle cereals to children

Many parents in India think giving cereals to children is a good idea and they are healthy food items. No so at all.
A consumer survey looked at 19 products by Kellogg’s and Nestle/General Mills from 29 countries for comparison and found the SUGAR content ranged from 57g to 8g per 100g, a difference of 86%,whilst the SALT content ranged from 1.93gto 0.08g per 100g, a difference of 96%across all cereals. Currently the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends that adults should restrict their salt content to 5g a day and free sugars intake to 25g a day (Ref 2). The cereal with the highest sugar content was Kellogg’s Honey Smacks sold in Mexico which contained 17g sugar per 30g serving – that’s over 4 teaspoons in one bowl- equivalent to nearly 2 and a half Krispy Kreme doughnuts. more  

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Home made traditional foods are best for infants more  
As far as possible, one should try and procure food items at their basic form and prepare at home rather than going for already processed/ready to eat food from outside.. They contain lot of preservatives, sugars, salt etc which are harmful for health. more  
processed products should be avoided on larger scale more  
Local Circles in charge should approach FSAAI in the matter. more  
Let the advice come from FSSAI. more  
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