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Foods with low nutritional quality tied to higher cancer risk, reveals study

People who regularly eat foods with a low nutritional quality have a higher risk of developing cancer. The study authors state that more countries should now enforce food labelling that clearly specifies nutritional value. The British Food Standards Agency developed their nutrient profiling system (FSAm-NPS) as a way to ensure that people are able to […]

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Obesity major contributor to liver failure disease

Obesity major contributor to liver failure disease

Obesity is a major contributor to liver failure disease, say experts. With majority of Mumbaikars following unhealthy lifestyle and having junk food eating habits, doctors say non-alcoholic fatty liver related liver failure is on a rise and obesity is the reason for it. Dr Samir Shah, Head of the Hepatology, Liver Intensive Care and Transplant […]

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FSSAI demands additional tax on junk food

After Maharashtra government bans sale of junk food in school canteens to control childhood obesity, India’s food safety regulator now moots for additional tax on junk food. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) demands to levy additional tax on processed food and sugar-sweetened beverages, along with a blanket ban on advertising of junk […]

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