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Legislation against unhealthy food in market stressed

Legislation against unhealthy food in market stressed
Islamabad: Experts highlighted the need for effective legislation against unhealthy food openly available in market so that a healthy society can be created.They were addressing a seminar on...

September 18, 2020 Home Today's Paper National Legislation against unhealthy food in market stressed National September 18, 2020 Islamabad: Experts highlighted the need for effective legislation against unhealthy food openly available in market so that a healthy society can be created.“If we do not make healthy food a part of our lives with a healthy environment, a sick society will be created.President PANAH, Major General (r) Masood-ur-Rehman Kayani said that development is not possible without a healthy society.”PANAH President Major General (r) Masood-ur-Rehman Kayani and General Secretary Sanaullah Ghumman said that PANAH has been fighting for the last 36 years to save the people from heart disease and to protect the people from the factors that cause diseases.

Together, we need to enact effective legislation to protect our compatriots from diseases and their causes in a timely manner.According to Cheryl Anderson, author of the University of California, San Diego, people who consume more than one or two sugary drinks on a daily basis have a 42 per cent increased risk of developing heart disease, according to The British Medical Journal (BMJ).

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