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Food for thought: Why are Indians eating less fruits than before? Expensive price, poor taste might be the reason

Food for thought: Why are Indians eating less fruits than before? Expensive price, poor taste might be the reason
Food for thought: Why are Indians eating less fruits than before? Expensive price, poor taste might be the reason
India also had an abundance of fruits.

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Fruits in India were 20% more expensive than in the West, say experts.

Sudhir Sitapati, executive director at Hindustan Unilever and co-chair of the CII Food Processing Committee, recently made a depressing observation: “Indians eat fewer fruit than most others. Based on a NIN-ICMR report of 2019, I estimate that Indians eat only 32 grams of fruit a day versus the recommended amount of 100 grams.” This was because they were an expensive food source: “a 100 Kcal of energy costs five times that from rice.”Sitapati
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