Gits Dhokla Mix is a ready to eat Dhokla mix made from Rice flour, urad dal flour, wheat flour and semolina.
Gits Dhokla Mix contains a high amount of salt 5.33 gm per 100 gm of the product which is over and above the amount of salt recommended for consumption for a whole day. This means that if anyone consumes just 1 pack of this product then they get a higher than the required salt amount for a day.
The foodnetindia Safety rating for this product :-
foodnetindia safety rating: 4 (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unsafe to very safe)
The salt content is high and strictly not recommended for those with kidney disease and lifestyle disease and those who are obese. Even healthy people must know that their entire day’s salt allowance is completed with only one serving of this product.
foodnetindia wholesomeness rating: 4 (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unbalanced nutrition profile to excellent nutrition profile)
Gits Dhokla Mix contains urad dal flour which has a wholesome macronutrient profile. However, as the primary ingredients seem to be rice and wheat, we recommend that to make it a meal, adequate vegetables for micronutrients and additional sources of protein are added.
Ingredients of concern in Gits Dhokla Mix
High sodium diets have been known to be the cause of high blood pressure, heart disease, etc. The recommended daily intake of salt is between 1-3 grams.
Other ingredients that are in the product but not a major source of concern in our opinion are:
Rice Flour (40%),
Urad Dal (Split Black Gram) Flour,
Citric Acid (E330),
Sodium Bicarbonate (E500(ii)) and Asafoetida
Ready to eat meals are gaining popularity due to their convenience and smart marketing but at the end of the day, it is you, dear reader who has to decide whether convenience comes before health.
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