The Delhi Government’s health department urged the Central government to amend the definition of ‘Food’ and label ‘tobacco’ as a food item in the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 to ban chewable tobacco in India. Continue reading
In 2006, the Joint Food and Agriculture Organization/World Health Organization Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) re-evaluated the toxicology of aluminium. JECFA reduced its Provisional Tolerable Weekly Intake (PTWI) of aluminum from all sources, including food additives. Continue reading
It told the companies that submitted drug approval applications based on data supplied by Semler Research to repeat the studies elsewhere. Continue reading
Britannia Vita Rich Slice bread is made of Refined wheat flour and is thus high in simple carbohydrates with very little of the bran. A 100 gram serving, according to its label, has about 65 grams of macro nutrients and fibre. So, we assume that the balance 35 grams is water.
The bread contains 51 gm of simple carbohydrates per 100 gm serving. This will be a high glycemic load for most people and we encourage low consumption of this food, not exceeding about 30% of the calories from your meal, which should also contain adequate additional vegetables, protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fats. Continue reading
Millions of tons of titanium dioxide are produced globally. It is used to give whiteness and brightness to products and also helps them resist discoloration. Titanium dioxide also reflects ultraviolet (UV) light, which is why it’s often used as an ingredient in sunscreens. Continue reading