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A study on street vendors usage, consumption, and awareness on reused cooking oils in Tamil Nadu

Mon, 10/01/2022 - 17:07

CAG has been working towards effective implementation of the trans fat regulations    in Tamil Nadu. Artificially produced trans fats like vanaspati, margarine, bakery shortenings, are harmful as they are major contributors to non-communicable diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, cancer, etc. Used cooking oil is also an important source of trans fat. Experts say that during repeated frying   , many properties of oil are altered.

Reusing of cooking oil - A survey of street vendors

Fri, 10/12/2021 - 16:35
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This survey was conducted by CAG in November 2021 to understand the practice of re-use of cooking oil among street vendors in Tamil Nadu.

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Social Media Poster: World Food Day 2021

Sat, 16/10/2021 - 10:17
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Increased consumption of processed and ultra-processed food prompts the need for Front of Pack Labelling. This will help consumers make informed choices and thus reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases.

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ஆரோக்கியமான நாளைக்கு இன்று பாதுகாப்பான உணவு

Wed, 09/06/2021 - 09:39

உலக உணவு பாதுகாப்பு தினம் 2021 முன்னிட்டு, "தரமான பாதுகாப்பான உணவை உட்கொண்டால், நீண்ட காலம் ஆரோக்கியத்துடன் வாழ முடியும்" என்ற வாழ்க்கை முறையை பின்பற்ற மருத்துவர்கள், கல்வியாளர்கள், நுகர்வோர்கள் அவர்களது கருத்துக்களை பதிவு செய்தனர்.

Social Media Post: World Hypertension Day 2021

Thu, 13/05/2021 - 02:20
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To know more about heart health and hypertension, join our webinar on FB live (CAG Chennai) on Monday, May 17th at 11 am. #hearthealth #worldhypertensionday2021

 

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Social Media Post: World Hypertension Day - Check Your BP

Wed, 12/05/2021 - 02:27
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Hypertension often shows no symptoms. It is an important cause of heart attacks and strokes in young people. Keep your heart safe. #health #stroke #awareness

 

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Media Workshop on Trans Fats

Tue, 30/03/2021 - 09:01

CAG, in association with Press Institute of India (PII), organized an online media workshop on Trans fats on March 26, 2021 to inform the media and to spread message about the harmful effects of trans fat and its regulation. The speakers of the workshop were Dr. Sumitra Shanmugham Obstetrician-Gyanaecologist, who explained the need to avoid trans fat consumption right from childhood; Ms.