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Report says women in India consume 14 percent less protein than men

PTI
Published : Mar 8, 2018, 9:01 pm IST
Updated : Mar 8, 2018, 9:03 pm IST

On the positive side, women have started walking and running 30 per cent more this year compared to last year.

They are burning 30 per cent more calories per week than last year (Photo: AFP)
 They are burning 30 per cent more calories per week than last year (Photo: AFP)

New Delhi: Indian women consume 14 per cent less protein compared to men, while overall fat consumption of women has increased over the last year, says a report.

As per a report by mobile health and fitness app HealthifyMe, the consumption of fruits by Indian women have decline 30 per cent since last year.

"This reduced intake of fibre because of the lowered fruit consumption puts them at a higher risk of diabetes," the report said.

On the positive side, women have started walking and running 30 per cent more this year compared to last year -- 18,000 steps per week compared to 14,000 last year.

They are burning 30 per cent more calories per week than last year, it added.

The data has been sourced from 2 million women users spread across over 220 cities in India and their 100 million food logs and 25 million workout logs.

Tags: health, protein, women, men