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5) Evaluate the adverse effects of junk food on human health and discuss the significant role of institutions and the government in drafting Laws for Junk Food Regulation.(250 words)

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5) Evaluate the adverse effects of junk food on human health and discuss the significant role of institutions and the government in drafting Laws for Junk Food Regulation.(250 words)

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Why this question:

Draft regulations have been released by the FSSAI (The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) known as the Food Safety and Standards (Safe food and healthy diets for school children) Regulation, 2019. This has been drafted to ensure that children acclimatize and adapt healthy eating as a part of their daily habit. 

Key demand of the question:

The question is in the backdrop of Food Safety and Standards (Safe food and healthy diets for school children) Regulation, 2019. And the status of health of children in the country owing to increased consumption of Junk food.

Directive:

EvaluateWhen you are asked to evaluate, you have to pass a sound judgment about the truth of the given statement in the question or the topic based on evidences.  You have to appraise the worth of the statement in question. There is scope for forming a personal opinion here.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

In brief explain what junk food is.

Body:

A food is classified as junk if it doesn’t offer any or has very little nutritional benefits and is generally high in sugar or fat. The junk foods are also observed to be very low in fibre and very high in calories. 

Then move on to explain the adverse effects of junk food on human health.

Discuss the prevailing laws to regulate the same.

Conclusion:

Conclude by suggesting what should be the way forward.

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