Product Review: Epigamia Chocolate Protein Milk Shake
Summary Feedback Epigamia Chocolate Protein Milk Shake is advertised as a high protein drink, with 12 grams of protein per serving. However, with 23 grams of sugar per serving, the product should be advertised as a dessert, like any other milk shake. It should, under no circumstances, be consumed in the manner in which it…
Product Review: Nutriquo Protein Pan’lette Mix (Classic)
Summary Feedback: Nutriquo Protein Pan’lette Mix Classic is made form a mixture of various flours, and is marketed as an alternative to chillas, dosas, omelettes, and pancakes. The product contains a little more than 9 grams of protein per 40 gram serving, which is reasonably high.
Karnataka NEP Panel Says Eggs and Meat Should Be Banned In Midday Meals. Nutritionists Label Report ‘Unscientific’
A report by the panel on the National Education Policy from Karnataka has recommended that eggs, meat and some other foods should not be given to children as part of the midday meal program. The report alleges that, due to Indians’ small body frames, the excess energy from regular consumption of eggs and meat leads…
Caloric Sufficiency Is Not Nutrient Sufficiency! The Government Now Agrees
It appears that the Government has finally accepted that caloric sufficiency does not make a meal nutritious. An inter-ministerial committee has recommended a significant increase in the protein and micronutrient content of midday meals.
Misleading Ads Cost Companies Millions In The USA! Why Do They Get Away With It In India? ￼
Companies that label high sugar products as ‘nutritious’ are finally being taken to court in the US. And are being forced to pay millions in settlements.
Product Review: The Health Factory Protein Bread – Multi Protein
Summary Feedback: The Health Factory Protein Bread (Multi Protein) is another product in the ‘high protein alternative’ market. To its credit, the product does contain close to 20 grams of protein per 100 grams, which is more or less double of what is contained 100 grams of regular bread. We also like the fact that…
The US May Get A Sugar Reduction Law. We Need One Too!
A 20-40 percent reduction in sugar in packaged food and drinks will prevent 2.5 million heart attacks in the US.
Product Review: Everyday Four Seedless Black Dates
Summary Feedback: Everyday Four seedless black dates contains just seedless black dates. However, the biggest problem with this product is that it is being marketed as a ‘protein rich’ product. Given that a 100gm serving (around 14-15 dates) contains less than two grams of protein, this product cannot be considered to be protein rich under…
Product Review: Cocosutra Chia Soya Chocolate Chunk Breakfast Granola
Summary Feedback: Cocosutra Chia Soya Chocolaate Chunk Breakfast Granola is a breakfast cereal that markets itself as a high protein breakfast cereal. While, at 5.7 grams of protein per serving, we would not say that it is a ‘high protein’ breakfast, the product does have a much higher protein content than most breakfast cereal options.…
Increased Income Doesn’t Mean More Protein In India
As a recent article in the Deccan Herald notes, Indian diets are woefully protein deficient.
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