HealthifyMe Data indicates that Delhi is number three, after Arunachal Pradesh and Goa, among states that have a high fat consumption index, according to the ideal PFC (Protein:Fat:Consumption) which is 20:30:50.

Fat Consumption Index: Energy Contribution of Fats - States

Among top eight cities, Delhi’s fat consumption is as high as (~29.8%) putting it on top of the list.

Fat Consumption Index: Energy Contribution of Fats - Cities

The city’s high fat intake is a result of the staple diet comprising of parathas, samosas and chola bhatura.

Fat Consumption Index: Fats per log

Such high levels of fat consumption endangers the residents of Delhi to hypertension and diabetes thus leading to heart disease making it a rising concern for the city.

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