Golden Fields Chicken Luncheon contains chicken meat, water, spices, natural wheat fiber, salt, vegetable protein, sodium tripolyphosphate E450, Sodium nitrate E250, Antioxidant E300.
Products like these are usually high in salt, and even though it mentions salt as an ingredient in it, the exact quantity is not mentioned. This is not acceptable as the consumers have the right to know what quantity of ingredients they are consuming. The daily allowance for salt intake as per WHO guidelines is 1-3 gm per day.
The foodnetindia rating for this product :-
foodnetindia safety rating : 8 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unsafe to very safe)
Except for the high salt content in it, it is a safe product.
foodnetindia wholesomeness rating : 8 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unbalanced nutrition profile to excellent nutrition profile)
The product is nutritious and wholesome but for the addition of sodium nitrate IN 250 in it which is a cause of concern.
Ingredients in Golden Fields Chicken Luncheon which are a concern:
- Sodium Nitrate IN 250
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.
Sodium Nitrates IN 250
Sodium nitrate, used in processed meats, like bacon, jerky, and luncheon meats, could increase the risk of heart disease.
It’s thought that sodium nitrate may damage the body’s blood vessels, making the arteries more likely to harden and narrow, leading to heart disease. Nitrates may also affect the way the body uses sugar, making one more likely to develop diabetes.
Ingredients present in it which are not a concern
- Chicken meat,
- Natural wheat fiber,
- Vegetable protein,
- Sodium tripolyphosphate E450,
- Antioxidant E300
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