People ate a lot of sweets on Diwali, 32% Indians gained 1.5 kg in weight

News9 Staff: According to a report released by Healthifyme, during the week of Diwali between 22 and 27 October in India Sugar 32% growth in total consumption of Rs. gain weight Is. Also, according to the report, there has been a huge decline of 32 percent in the workouts of Indians.

Anjan Bhojrajan, Chief Business Officer, HealthifyMe, said, “Two years after Covid, people celebrated Diwali with full gusto this year – and gained an average of 1.5 kg in one week alone! However, it is good to see that many people started working hard to get back in shape – and in 10 days most of them lost the excess weight.”

Cashew Katli and Gulab Jamun consumed the most

According to the report, Kaju Katli and Gulab Jamun are such Indian sweets, which according to the Healthify Me app, have been at the forefront of the consumption of sweets during the week of Diwali. This sweet was most liked in Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune.

The study also revealed that during festivals, men tend to eat more sweets than women. Sugar consumption increased by 38 percent among men during the week of Diwali, while it was 25 percent among women. Lack of exercise in a week and high sugar intake was one of the main reasons for men gaining more weight than women. While men gained an average of 1.7 kg, women gained 1.28 kg during the week of Diwali.

Highest consumption of sugar in Pune city

Pune city has the highest consumption of sugar among major metros of India at 46 per cent, followed by Hyderabad at 34 per cent, Bengaluru at 34 per cent and Chennai at 33 per cent. The people of Mumbai managed to control their habit of eating sweets and the consumption of sugar there was only 20 percent more. While the consumption of sugar in Delhi and Kolkata increased by 30 percent and 27 percent respectively.

Only sugar is not responsible for increasing calories. Mumbai curbed its craving for sweets, but recorded the highest increase in total consumption of the food among people. The average weight of the people of Pune increased by 2.4 kg during the week of Diwali. The people of Delhi and Hyderabad gained 1.5 kg and 1.2 kg respectively. While people in Bangalore and Chennai gained an average of only 0.9 kg during the week of Diwali. It has been said in the report that after increasing the reason, now people have started trying to reduce it.

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