How Healthy is your Health Drink

How Healthy is your Health Drink

Ayurvedic proven way to have best effect of milk is as follows:

  1. Take 250 ml of desi cow’s HOT UNSKIMMED milk
  2. Add 1 teaspoon (~5 gm) of turmeric powder
  3. Avoid adding sugar
  4. Shake well using another glass (don’t just stir) to form lots of foam at the top
  5. Drink warm/hot as convenient (if possible, while standing)

Following is individual review of market available, so called - Health Drinks. Check their health:

 

Horlicks

Bournvita

Complan

Boost

Remarks

Manufacturer

GlaxoSmithKline

Cadbury

H.J.Heinz

Nestle

 

Headquartered

UK

UK (US)

US

Switzerland

No swadeshi !!!

Company’s other popular  brands

Crocin, ENO, Iodex, Binaca, Sensodyne

Dairy Milk, Perk, 5 star, Oreo, Eclairs

Farex, Nycil, Glucon-D, Sampriti

Nescafe, Cerelac, Maggi, KitKat, Milo

Associated with chemical, pharmaceuticals, and/or junk food industry

Revenue

$ 40 billion

$ 25 billion

$ 11 billion

$ 90 billion

Approximate values

Malted grains

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

Semi germinated grains with starch converted to sugars

Wheat flour

Yes

 

 

Yes

Wheat flour

Milk solids

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Processed milk powder

Protein isolate

Yes

 

 

Yes

Processed milk proteins

Salt

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

Edible salt

Cocoa

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Chocolate powder

Caramel

 

Yes

 

 

Heated sugars

Sugar

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Sweetener

Glucose

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Monosaccharide sugar

Dextrose

 

 

Yes

 

Monosaccharide sugar

Lactose

 

 

Yes

 

Disaccharide sugar

Maltodextrin

 

 

Yes

 

Polysaccharide sugar

Emulsifiers

Yes

Yes

 

 

Oil/water mix stabilizer

Acidity regulator

Yes

 

 

Yes

Artificial pH controller

Raising agent

 

Yes

 

 

Artificial foaming additive

Vitamins

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Artificial mix of vitamins

Minerals

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Artificial minerals

Flavors

 

 

Yes

Yes

Artificial taste stimulators

Mg Sulfate

 

 

Yes

 

Flavor enhancer

Xantham gum

 

 

Yes

 

Polysaccharide thickener

Color

Yes

Yes

Edible colors

Better indigenous drinks with ayurvedic herbs and natural ingredients Corn (Zea mays), Jawar (Sorghum bicolor), Poppy seeds (Papaver somniferum), Rice (Oryza sativa), Barley (Hordeum vulgare), Cashew nuts (Anacardium occidentale), Chicory (Cichorium intybus), Shamak rice (Echinochloa colonum), Coconut (Cocos nucifera), Soybean (Glycine max), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum), Shankhapushpi (Canscora decussata), Brahmi (Hydrocotyle asiatica), Amalaki (Phyllanthus emblica), Noni (Morinda citrifolia) revive and strengthen body’s immunity naturally, instead of artificially stimulating!


Disclaimer: Data above is extracted from particular edition/batch of market available drink and guarantees neither it’s accuracy nor completeness because ingredients of health drinks might change from time to time, either partially or completely. This data is made available with the sole purpose of bringing awareness to general public and is not intended to defame any company and/or associated brand(s). All logos/trademarks are property of their respective owners and are hereby acknowledged.

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