Poultry industry calls claims made about eggs, and chicken in NEP paper misleading
After a group of doctors from the state demanded the withdrawal of a NEP position paper by a professor of NIMHANS on Health and Well-Being for being outdated and unscientific, the Institute of Veterinarians of Poultry Industry shot off a letter stating that eggs are highly beneficial so there must be a stop to spread of unscientific claims about it.
Institution of Veterinarians of Poultry Industry (IVPI), stated that the paper by Dr. John Vijay Sagar, Professor, and Head of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NIMHANS is not based on any scientific evidence.
IVPI says eggs are a nutritional powerhouse, providing critical nutrients including protein, choline, riboflavin (vitamin B2), vitamin B12, biotin (B7), pantothenic acid (B5), iodine, and selenium, that are valuable for supporting muscle and bone health, brain development and more.
The letter says that the issues highlighted in the paper are unscientific and misleading consumers about the consumption of chicken and eggs. “It is totally unfounded to attribute health issues such as early puberty among girls/male impotence to consumption of chicken and eggs. The truth is that no hormones….. Click here to read the full news.