Report of the Expert Group on issue of high Fat, Sugar and Salt (HFSS) and its health effects on Indian population
To address holistically the issue of High Fat, Sugar and Salt (HFSS) in food and associated health risks, FSSAI constituted an Expert Group to drat a report. The major constituents of foods namely high saturated and trans fats, sugar and salt intake are known to significantly increase the risk of chronic diseases. Adverse health effect of consumption of fast foods which have high content of fats, suugar and salt (HFSS) commonly referred to as 'junk foods', on consumers, particularly in young children, has become a cause of concern.
NOTE: The Report also mentions the nutritional analysis of junk food done by CSE.