Say NO to trans fat to live with a healthy heart

Say NO to trans fat to live with a healthy heart For years only nutritionists and cardiologists knew about trans fats - the meanest of all fats. This fat is the heart’s worst enemy and different research starting from the early 1990s raised the alarm bell for the...

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Let’s Be Realistic About Eating Healthy

Let’s Be Realistic About Eating Healthy Instead of over-ambitious food resolutions, small changes in eating habits can make a big difference. Dr Rajni Chopra | Feb 22, 2020   Setting unrealistic dietary resolutions like zero eating out, zero-packaged foods, et...

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Trans Fat: The Next Epidemic To Watch Out For

Trans Fat: The Next Epidemic To Watch Out For Nilanjana Bose | May 21, 2020 More people die annually from heart diseases than from any other cause. And trans fats are to blame. Currently, the world is reeling under a global pandemic that has exposed colossal chinks in...

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Trans Fats: The Devil Is In The Details

Ramananda Sengupta | Jul 03, 2020India plans to cap the amount of this deadly unsaturated fat found across various food sectors before the WHO deadline of 2023. But some loopholes in the draft law need to be plugged first. Apart from the fact that they taste good,...

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Consumer VOICE Survey On Trans Fat In Foods

Consumer VOICE Survey On Trans Fat In Foods 50% of sample food products have not met the draft standard - Consumer Voice Survey On 28th August 2019, FSSAI issued a draft notification that said, "Food Products in which edible oils and fats are used as an ingredient...

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Hypertension – How to say goodbye to hypertension

Hypertension – How to say goodbye to hypertension Hypertension which is a lifestyle disease is now rampant in many countries. It is usually a result of excessive intake of saturated fatty acids and trans fatty acids, along with higher consumption of salt and sugar....

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Take note of your daily food intake

Take note of your daily food intake Richa Pande All fats are not necessarily harmful. Some fats are vital for human well being. Cooking oils and solid fats together are referred to as ‘fats' (Source: Dietary Guidelines, NIN). They can be classified as saturated fats...

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