Fat is an essential part of any balanced diet, providing fatty acids, fat-soluble vitamins and a concentrated source of energy. As per Dietary Guidelines for Indian by National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, 2010, diets of young children and adolescents should contain about 30 grams to 50 grams fat per day. A higher amount of milk fat in lassi is good for consumers.
Solids Not Fat (SNF)
Apart from fat, all other solids such as caseins, whey proteins, lactose, vitamins and minerals together make up solids not fat. As all nutrients are required by the body, higher SNF quantity is better.
The following information shall be clearly and indelibly marked on the label of each container/ packet: