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Besitos Quinoa crisps baked pizza contains quinoa flour (45%), whole wheat flour, edible vegetable oil, pizza seasoning, chilli, oregano, cheese powder, garlic, sugar, salt, black salt. 

The product contains an unspecified edible vegetable oil, certain vegetable oils contain very large amounts of biologically active fats called Omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which could be harmful in excess.

The product contains 0.98 gm salt (395 mg sodium) in 100 gm of the product. 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.

It contains 16 gm fat per 100 gm of the product.

The foodnetindia rating for this product :-

foodnetindia safety rating: 6- (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unsafe to very safe)

We consider the product to be a safe one even with the salt and edible vegetable oil in it, only when consumed in small quantities. 

It contains edible vegetable oil, excess polyunsaturated fats may react with oxygen and oxidised Omega-6 fats can damage body functions and perhaps even vital structures like DNA. 

foodnetindia wholesomeness rating: 6 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unbalanced nutrition profile to excellent nutrition profile)

The product is reasonably wholesome and can be consumed by kids and adults, but only in small quantities and not as a meal replacement.

It contains edible vegetable oil, excess polyunsaturated fats may react with oxygen and oxidised Omega-6 fats can damage body functions and perhaps even vital structures like DNA. 

Ingredients of concern in Besitos Quinoa Crisps

  • Salt
  • Black Salt
  • Edible vegetable oil

Salt

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.

Black Salt

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.

Edible Vegetable Oil

This food product does not specify which edible vegetable oil has been used. We believe that it is not responsible behaviour for a brand to avoid clearly stating what ingredients have been used.

Certain vegetable oils contain very large amounts of biologically active fats called Omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which could be harmful in excess. Excess polyunsaturated fats may react with oxygen and oxidised Omega-6 fats can damage body functions and perhaps even vital structures like DNA. In addition, consumers need clear information about the type of vegetable oil used, so that they can take action to maintain a healthy balance between Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acid consumption.

Ingredients present which are not a concern:

  • Quinoa flour (45%)
  • Whole wheat flour 
  • Pizza seasoning
  • Chilli 
  • Oregano 
  • Cheese powder 
  • Garlic.

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