Foodix Crispy Fry Mix Crunchy is a dry mix used to coat chicken before frying them in oil. It contains refined wheat flour-maida, starch, gram flour, edible common salt, spices and condiments, flavour enhancements In 627, 631, raising agent In 551(ii).
The product contains a high amount of salt at 5 gm (2.19 sodium) per 100 gm mix of the pack. This is over and above the entire day’s permissible limit of salt consumption as per WHO standards, which is between 1 to 3 gm salt per day.
The use method is to dip the chicken in this mix and fry it in edible oil and then after it is deep fried it is consumed along with salty dips and sauces which makes the whole snack an HFSS food.
The foodnetindia rating for this product:-
foodnetindia safety rating : 4 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unsafe to very safe)
By itself, this is not an unsafe product. But it is normally used to create a deep fried snack and most people use high PUFA vegetable oils for deep frying. The net result is an HFSS food with the toxicity problems of heat oxidised PUFA .
foodnetindia wholesomeness rating : 4 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unbalanced nutrition profile to excellent nutrition profile)
The product is not meant to be consumed in isolation and so does not have any wholesomeness problems
Ingredients in Foodix Crispy Fry Mix Crunchy which are a concern
Certain manufacturers do not mention the quantity of salt contained in their products. 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.
Ingredients present in it which are not a concern
- Refined wheat flour,
- Gram flour,
- Spices and condiments,
- Flavour enhancements In 627, 631,
- Raising agent In 551(ii)
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