Question raised in Lok Sabha on Fast and Junk Food, 05/08/2016

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Fast and Junk Food, 05/08/2016. As informed by Directorate General of Health Services, Unhealthy dietary habits can lead to Obesity, which is a known risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like Diabetes, Cardio-vascular Diseases (CVDs) and certain Cancers. A study conducted by National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad, on assessment of ill-effects of consumption of Carbonated Water beverages on health of adolescents and young adults, showed higher increments of body fat in young consumers.

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