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Kitchens of India Apple and Cinnamon conserve contains refined sugar, apples (45.2%), water, cinnamon (0.8%), thickener (IN 440), acidity regulator (IN 330, IN 296), and iodized salt.
The product contains a high 68.4 gm sugar in a 100 gm serving which is extremely high and not recommended for the healthy and the ones with high blood sugar and lifestyle diseases.
The quantity of salt used in the product is not mentioned on the food label even though it is an ingredient. 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.
The foodnetindia rating for this product :-
foodnetindia safety rating: 4 -(On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unsafe to very safe)
The high amount of sugar in the product can be bad for the health of kids and adults who consume it frequently.  
foodnetindia wholesomeness rating : 4 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unbalanced nutrition profile to excellent nutrition profile)
The high sugar makes the product unsuitable as a wholesome food for most people.  
Ingredients of concern in Kitchens of India Apple And Cinnamon Conserve 

  • Sugar
  • Salt

Sugar
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.
Salt
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 which are not a concern:

  • Refined sugar, 
  • Apples (45.2%), 
  • Water, 
  • Cinnamon (0.8%), 
  • Thickener (IN 440), 
  • Acidity regulator (IN 330, IN 296)  

 
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