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Delhi tops added-fat consumption

As per the survey conducted by Indian Council of Medical Research-National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR-NIN), Delhi topped the seven metro cities in added-fat consumption levels. At 44.4 gram per person daily, Delhi is in the top closely followed by Ahmedabad. The survey also revealed that men consume more fat than women. The survey is conducted ..


WHO Recommendations on saturated fats and trans-fats

Saturated fatty acids are found in foods from animal sources such as butter, milk, meat, salmon, and egg yolks, and some plant-derived products such as chocolate and cocoa butter, coconut, palm and palm kernel oils. Trans-fatty acids can be industrially produced by the partial hydrogenation of vegetable and fish oils, but they also occur naturally ..


World Health Organization (WHO) launches REPLACE to eliminate trans fat in foods by 2023

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a comprehensive plan “REPLACE” to eliminate industrially-produced artificial trans fats from the global food supply by 2023. The elimination of trans fats is key to protecting the health and saving lives. The global health body estimates that every year, trans fat intake leads to over 5,00,000 deaths worldwide ..