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  • 21 April, 2020

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CSIR-CFTRI provides high-protein biscuits to COVID-19 patient

CSIR-CFTRI provides high-protein biscuits to COVID-19 patient

The Mysuru-based CSIR unit, Central Food Technological Research Institute- CFTRI has made available high-protein biscuits to the COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi.

The Institute has supplied 500 kilograms of high-protein biscuits and rusks each to the Dietetics department of AIIMS for the patients. Ministry of Science and Technology in a statement said that the biscuits contain 14 per cent of protein while usual biscuits contain around 8 to 9 per cent protein. Director of CSIR- CFTRI said the enriched biscuits will provide the protein needed for recuperating patients. COVID patients undergoing treatment in the hospital along with others will be receiving the biscuits as part of their routine diet.

Source: AIR


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