March 8th is forever celebrated as International Women’s Day, a day dedicated to the hard work and patience of every woman on the Earth. Celebrating this International Women’s Day, Helathifyme.com, which is one of the most popular fitness experts of recent times have published a report which disclosed the ups and downs of the health conditions of an Indian woman.
The report titled ‘HealthifyMeter Gender Watch 2017’ is based on 60 million food records of over 1.5 million HealthifyMe app users across approximately 200,000 locations in the country. Half of these users are women. According to dietary recommendations, the energy contribution of protein, fats and carbohydrates for an Indian adult should be in the ratio of 20:30:50. However, the consumption of protein is consistently lower amongst women in India as compared to men. On an average, women consume 13% lesser protein than men (14.2% vs 16% energy contribution of protein). This insight holds true across India regardless of geography. The disparity in protein consumption is highest in the north-eastern states of Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh followed by Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Punjab and Delhi.
The fitness expert brand is assuming that women are more concerned about dieting and following a standard diet pattern. But this standard diet pattern is below standard according to the nutritionist. Most women in India doesn’t have a proper timing of meals. Some even skip their breakfast and eat lots of carbohydrates in Dinner. This is definitely causing health issues and weight issues in women in India. Most women don’t eat enough protein and fats in their diets which healthifyme. com is presuming to be a miss concern among Indian women.
Dieting is not about eating less and starving yourself but about eating right and filling yourself. Excess carbohydrates and deficiency of protein nd fats in their diets are causing excess obesity in Indian woman which is a serious threat to their health. This health issues can lead to diseases like cervical cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, breast cancer, thyroid expansion nd son on.
Keeping this result in mind, this year healthifyme.com, will launch a campaign on its app called #HerHealthFirst on the occasion of International Women’s Day under which from March 6th to 9th any woman can schedule a free dietary consultation with HealthifyMe. “This is a good occasion to reinforce our commitment to the health and well-being of women everywhere, and to ensure that all women receive the nutrition they need to lead healthy and productive lives,” said Tushar Vashisht.
The reports also revealed that women have healthier habit of snacking than men. Women also eats 10% more vegetables than men, in their two meals plans which comprises of men and women.