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India is becoming Non-vegetarian Food Country

More men (15-49 years of age) have never eaten non-veg food than ever before, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey-5 (2019-21) and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey-4 (2015-16). The comparison shows a 5% drop.

Women, on the other hand, face a quite different situation. Women in the same 15-49-year-old age bracket made up 29.4% of the population in 2019-21, compared to 29.9% in 2015-16. Non-vegetarian options included fish, chicken, and beef, according to the poll.

Non-vegetarian cuisine is consumed by 83.4 percent of men and 70.6 percent of women between the ages of 15 and 49. In NHFS-4, men made up 78.4% of the population, while women made up 70% of the population.

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Which section of the country consumes the most food?

Men in Lakshadweep, India, eat non-vegetarian food at the highest rate in the country. The lowest rate was found in Rajasthan, which was 14.1%.

Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Uttarakhand have all shown high rates of increase in the amount of meat they consume, according to an analysis conducted by Mint in 2018 that used data from the NFHS (2005-06 and 2015-16). Veggiesm in India is on the decline, according to a recent research.

Christian men (80 percent) and women (78 percent) in the 15-49 age bracket eat the most non-vegetarian meals on a weekly basis.

Muslims: 79.5 percent; Hindu men: 52.5 percent; Muslim women: 40.7 percent; Sikh men: 19.5 percent; Buddhist/Neo-Buddhist men: 74.1 percent; Sikh women: 7.9 percent; Buddhist men: 14.9 percent; and Jain men: 4.3 percent.

Non-vegetarian Indians prefer fish to chicken, mutton, and beef, according to the Indian National Sample Survey (2021).

Written by Reportic Team

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