Paperboat Lychee Ras is a sweetened beverage from Hector Beverages Pvt Ltd .
A 100 ml pack of this product contains as much as 13.31 grams of sugar, which is very high. High sugar consumption can lead to obesity and lifestyle diseases.
The foodnetindia rating for this product:-
foodnetindia safety rating: 2 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unsafe to very safe)
This product is very sugary, and in our opinion sugary drinks are not safe and are a leading cause of lifestyle diseases.
foodnetindia wholesomeness rating: 3 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unbalanced nutrition profile to excellent nutrition profile)
This is a high sugar beverage with very little nutritive value.
Ingredients in Paperboat Lychee ras which are a concern
- Added Flavours: Natural and Nature-Identical Flavouring Substances
This food product contains 13.31 gm sugar per 100 ml of it. It does not specify which sugar has been used. This is important because different sugars have different metabolic effects. For example, Sucrose (Cane Sugar) is very different from Fructose (Fruit Sugar). Some foods use high fructose corn syrup which may be harmful in much lower quantities than sucrose. We believe that it is not responsible behaviour for a brand to not clearly state what ingredients have been used.
Added Flavour (Nature Identical Flavouring Substances
This food product does not specify which flavours or flavouring substances have been used. The flavours should be specified as some of them have serious side effects and may not be suitable for infants, pregnant women or people who are allergic. We believe that it is not responsible behaviour for a brand to avoid clearly stating what ingredients have been used.
By not specifying what these flavours and substances are, we are forced to consider what they are hiding and why would they be so reluctant to mention what they have used in the food product!
By this behaviour, these manufacturers expose people to possible allergens or toxins that could be avoided if consumers knew what they were.
A natural polysaccharide, produced by different seaweeds (Chrondrus crispus, Gigartina stellata, Euchema spinosum, E. cottonii) in Europe, Asia and America. It is a complex mixture of polysaccharides. Its used as a Thickening agent and stabiliser.
High concentrations bring about flatulence and bloating, due to fermentation by the intestinal microflora (in the same way as all indigestible polysaccharides). Short-chain carrageenans may cause intestinal leakage and are not permitted for use in foods.
Ingredients present in Paperboat Lychee ras which are not a concern
- Lychee Pulp (18%)
- Sugar, Acidity Regulator ( Trisodium Citrate And Citric Acid )
- Stabilizers ( Carrageenan And Carce Bean Gum) And Antioxidant ( Ascorbic Acid)
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