Added sugar intake is highest in Mumbai, Ahmedabad: ICMR study -Bindu Shajan Perappadan

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published Published on Jan 6, 2020   modified Modified on Jan 6, 2020
-The Hindu

Women consume more sugar than men, says first such survey of seven Indian metros

The mean intake of added sugar among metro cities of India, measured in grams per day, is the highest in Mumbai and the least in Hyderabad, according to a survey undertaken by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad, and sponsored by the International Life Sciences Institute-India (ILSI-India).

The joint initiative by ICMR-INN and ILSI India is the first of its kind to provide information on added sugar consumption of city-dwellers in seven major metro cities of India.

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The Hindu, 5 January, 2020,

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