Eating Junk or Processed Foods Increases Risk of Diabetes, Heart and Liver Diseases, Says ICMR

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has knowledgeable that improvement of continual ailments like diabetes, coronary heart ailments & liver ailments are multi-factorial in nature and consuming of junk meals and/ or processed meals is one of these elements. Various research point out that merchandise with excessive content material of fats, sugar or salt could improve the danger of chubby, weight problems or sure Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

Junk meals are excessive in calorie however low in dietary worth and result in an extra metabolic weight resulting in weight problems. An overweight particular person is liable to life-threatening ailments which aren’t solely restricted to ldl cholesterol or diabetes but in addition could cause stroke and different NCDs. Here’s How Fast Food Damages Your Immune System.

According to the research report “India: Health of the Nation’s States”-The India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative 2017, the proportion of Chronic Diseases (NCDs) have elevated in India from 30.5% in 1990 to 55.4 % in 2016. The total metabolic danger elements / causes attributable to the rise in Chronic Diseases (NCDs) embrace unhealthy weight loss plan as per research.

Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has knowledgeable {that a} nation-wide media marketing campaign titled ‘Aj Se Thoda Kam’, to encourage customers to make dietary modifications by regularly decreasing the consumption of fats, sugar and salt has been launched. A {series} of brief movies (with subtitles in 12 languages) have been created for a similar. The marketing campaign is supported with flyers, banners, audio clips and an ‘Eat Right India’ web site with helpful inputs on gradual discount in consumption of fats, salt and sugar.

ICMR-NIN (National Institute of Nutrition) together with FSSAI has really helpful tips for High Fat, Salt, Sugars (HFSS) Food Labels on all Ready to Eat Foods in order that consumption of these meals is moderated.

Several consciousness initiatives have been undertaken by the Government together with use of print, digital and social media. In addition, the nationwide Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) helps consciousness technology actions to be undertaken by the States.

The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar said this in a written reply within the LokSabha right here in the present day.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 30, 2021 06:29 PM IST. For extra information and updates on politics, world, sports activities, leisure and life-style, go online to our web site

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