Gits Kesar Kulfi Mix is an instant mix which is made up of milk solids, sugar, pistachios, starch, cardamom powder, flavour and saffron.
In a serving size of 25 gm it contains 10 gm sugar which is high and unhealthy if consumed regularly for most people, especially diabetics and people at risk of heart disease.
The foodnetindia Safety rating for this product:-
foodnetindia safety rating: 2 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unsafe to very safe)
The product is very sugary at 10 gm per 25 gm serving size in this instant mix. Also most people consume much more than a 25 gram serving. Even healthy people must know that their entire day’s sugar allowance is completed with a couple of servings of this product.
foodnetindia wholesomeness rating: 3 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unbalanced nutrition profile to excellent nutrition profile)
Gits Kesar Kulfi contains healthy and nutritious Milk solids which is good for health but it cannot be considered as healthy food and is not a meal replacement, this is primarily due to the very high sugar content. It must only be consumed sparingly and in small quantities as a dessert.
Ingredients of concern in Gits Kesar Kulfi Mix
This food product 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.
Sugar is a carbohydrate found naturally in a host of different foods from lactose in milk to the fructose in fruit and honey. In fact, we need some sugar in our diets to supply ready energy to fuel our muscles and keep our brains active. The problem is that many processed foods have added sugar which supplies energy in the form of calories – and very little else. This means our body has to draw on the nutrients from the rest of our diet to process it and this can affect our health, including our immunity – leaving us more prone to bugs and colds. A high intake of sugar causes our blood sugar levels to shoot up, giving us that feel-good ‘high’ followed by a crashing slump which leaves us tired, irritable and craving more sugary foods. It’s a vicious cycle that may be contributing to our weight problems as well as health concerns like diabetes and heart disease.
Other ingredients that are in the product but not a major source of concern in our opinion are:
Added flavours-Nature Identical
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