Indians are a long way away from an ideal diet3 min read . Updated: 28 Jan 2019, 09:36 AM IST
- Indians eat too much carbohydrates, sugar and junk but not enough protein—even when they have the economic means to eat healthier and better
- The new recommendations were published last week by The Lancet as the result of a three-year commission involving a global team of expert
Indians on average eat more carbohydrates, less protein (both animal and plant-based) and less fruit and vegetables than newly published dietary recommendations. They also tend to eat much more of sugar and processed food than what is recommended, even when they have the money to eat more diversified diets.
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