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Fast Food bomb

Fast Food bomb

  • India carries the twin burden of malnourished and obese children
  • 30% preschool going children are obese caused by diets high in sugar, oil and salt along with sedentary lifestyle
  • Issue of contention is that junk food industries are let to participate in policy making process regarding nutrition
  • NFSA carries definition for meal as hot cooked meal or ready to eat meal
  • Since it was not possible for women and self help groups to keep up with requirements in NFSA so this section was dropped
  • However good news is stringent rules regarding packaged food is debated to be brought back
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