Food adulteration affecting the nutrition and health of human beings

  • Shakuntala Srivastava Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi


For a healthy body, a balanced diet is required which is obtained from good nutrition through food products. These days, many people malpractice the adulteration of food products to gain profit in an illegal way and earn money by deceiving the consumers.  But, the adulteration of food is an emerging problem of concern which affects human health directly. There are a bundle of food adulterants which pose harmful effects to human health, hence it is necessary for mankind to overcome this malpractice. In the present review, we will discuss about some of the food adulterants causing serious health concerns to human beings.


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How to Cite
Srivastava, S. 2016. Food adulteration affecting the nutrition and health of human beings. Journal of Biological Sciences and Medicine. 1, 1 (Jan. 2016), 65-70.