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India's Agricultural & Processed Food Export Rises By 14% In Q1 Of Current Financial Year

India has witnessed a 14% growth in its import of agricultural and processed food in the first quarter (April to June) of the current Financial Year (April 2022- March 2023). During the same period, in the previous Financial Year, India's exports were worth $5,256 million, compared to this year's $5,987 million. Meanwhile, the government targets to export worth $ 23.56 billion agricultural and processed food in the current Financial Year.

Mon, 18 Jul 2022 - 03:49 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Agricultural Goods, Processed Food, Export, farming, Financial Year

Courtesy: ANI

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Proper Quality, Quantity Of Fat Is Must To Avoid Weight Gain: Nutritionist

Nutritionist Pooja Makhija emphasizes on consuming fats in both reasonable quantity and quality to avoid unnecessary weight gain. She says consuming the wrong kind and improper amount of fat makes one overweight. According to Makhija, one must consume 20% of her/his daily calorie-intake from fats that come from natural foods, and avoid bad fats (processed, refined and boxed foods). She added considerable fat-consumption is necessary for… read-more

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 03:42 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nutritionist, Pooja Makhija, Good Fats, Bad Fats, Processed Food

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Processed Foods Lead To Higher Risks Of Heart Disease, Stroke: Study

A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has revealed that people eating food filled with preservatives are more likely to die of heart disease and stroke. Italian researchers, in a 10-year study on 24,325 volunteers, have concluded that heart-risks due to processed food have increased up to 58% besides stroke being 52%. Moreover, ultra-processed foods enhance appetite and sugar craving leading to obesity and… read-more

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 03:38 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: American Journal OF Clinical Nutrition, Processed Food, Diabetes, Heart Diseases

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