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Maggi-maker Nestlé’s internal document reveals over 60% of its products unhealthy

One of the world’s largest selling FMCG companies Nestle, which sells Maggi noodles, KitKat, Nescafe, admitted that more than 60% of its mainstream products were unhealthy.


UK business daily Financial Times (FT) quoted from a Nestle presentation/document to say the company acknowledged that more than 60%of its mainstream food and drinks products didn’t meet a recognised definition of health.

However, if other reports were believed, more than 70% of its mainstream products were unhealthy. FT claimed the majority of Nestlé’s mainstream food and drinks portfolio failed to meet recognised standards of health and nutrition.

The company also admitted that some of its food products would never be healthy no matter how much we renovate.
FT reported as per a presentation that was circulated among top executives in early 2021 revealed that only 37% of Nestles products, (excluding pet food and specialised medical nutrition), achieved a rating of 3.5 or higher under Australias health star rating system.


As per the Australian health star rating system, a 3.5-star rating is given to products that recognise definition of health. The system rates foods on a scale of five stars, which international groups use as a benchmark.


FT claimed as per the document, out of the companys overall food and drinks portfolio, 70% of products including 96% of beverages (excluding pure coffee) failed to meet the health and nutrition standards.

FT said, Within its overall food and drink portfolio, about 70% of Nestles food products failed to meet that threshold, along with 96% of beverages ? excluding pure coffee ? and 99% of Nestles confectionery and ice cream portfolio.


However, water and dairy products had 82% of water and 60% of dairy above the threshold.
We have made significant improvements to our products . . .[but] our portfolio still underperforms against external definitions of health in a landscape where regulatory pressure and consumer demands are skyrocketing, quoted FT from the presentation.

However, the data didn’t include the companys baby formula, pet food, coffee, and the health science division, which the company produces for people with specific medical conditions. Moreover, these products itself comprised about half of Nestles Eu 84.35 billion total revenues.

Post the damaging report, the company said that it was reviewing its entire portfolio to update the nutrition and health strategy.
The company said it was working on a ?company-wide project? to update its nutrition and health strategy.

It said they were looking at its entire portfolio to ensure their products helped meet people’s nutritional needs.

Meanwhile, in a statement on Tuesday, a Nestlé India spokesperson said, Nestlé India believes that nutrition is a fundamental need and the food industry has a vital role to play in enabling healthier lives. Driven by our purpose, we are constantly striving to increase the nutrient profile of our products, as well as innovate with new and nutritious offerings.

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Union Minister Dr Bhagwat Karad unveils Dr Kavita Chandak’s book ‘Healing women with Homeopathy’

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Dr Kavita Chandak at National Conference of Homeopathy held in Aurangabad

Minister of State for Finance Dr Bhagwat Karad recently unveiled Dr Kavita Chandak’s book ‘Healing women with Homeopathy’ at the recently held National Conference of Homeopathy (HAMI 2022) in Aurangabad. Prominently present during the conference were renowned homeopath Dr Arun Bhasme and 3,000 other doctors.

In her book, Dr Chandak, who hails from Nagpur, has covered the most important and widespread gynecological disorders such as menarche, over dysmenorrhea to menopause; reflects issues from which women suffer frequently like sterility, polycystic ovarian syndrome, breast issues, pregnancy-related conditions like constipation, morning sickness, heartburn, uterine prolapse, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and urinary problems, to mention a few.

Dr Chandak has also given a thorough explanation on topics like cancer of the breast, uterus and cervix, which are the most prevalent types of cancers in women. Her book contains a study of several homeopathic remedies with special emphasis on gynecology through the chapters like the core of a few important female remedies and the homeopathic gynecological kit. The book also gives a glimpse of rare and lesser-known remedies.

It is worth noting that Dr Chandak holds two golden book world records for treating kidney disorders and a case of mucormycosis. She is also the recipient of ‘The Excellence in Homeopathy award 2022’ given by Hpathy.com to 66 renowned homeopaths throughout the world. Over the years, Dr Chandak has organized more than 800 free medicine distribution camps. She provides her services through her web clinic in 20+ countries. Her area of specialization is behavioral psychiatric disorders like autism and ADHD.

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COVID से बचने के लिए mask पहनने का सही तरीका क्या हैं? | Healthy India

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Pulmonologist Dr Sameer Arbat explains the right way to wear mask in order to protect ourselves from COVID-19.

 

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‘No cause for concern:’ Sharad Pawar after testing COVID positive

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Sharad Pawar

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NCP Chief Sharad Pawar (81), on Monday afternoon, said he had tested positive for COVID, but there was no cause of worry.

Pawar tweeted, “I have tested Covid positive but there is no cause for concern. I am following the treatment suggested by my doctor.”
He requested all those who had come in contact with him in the last few days to get themselves tested and take necessary precautions.

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