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New food regulations from Ministry of Health
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The Ministry of Health has decided to implement new laws to regulate the concentration of sugar & Salt in food.

The Ministry notes that although the individual requirement of salt per day amounts to 5 grams, present consumption levels range between 10 to 15 grams.

Moreover the individual requirement of sugar which be maintained between

10 to 12 grams per day has exceeded more than 60 grams at present.

Nearly 600 patients die per day due to deaths caused by Diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attacks & strokes while around 100 patients have at least one of their feet amputated owing to diabetes.

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