Noodles: The Dark side of Noodles, What Makes Them Harmful

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Many food providers sells Instant noodles, or instant pasta, in a deep-fried and dried block with flavoring powder and/or seasoning oil. The enriching is usually in a separate packet. Although in the case of cup noodle, the enriching is often loose in the cup.

Noodles are a type of food made from unfermented dough. Which rolls flat and cut, stretched or extruded, into long strips or strand. Companies can preserve them for brief storage or dried and keep for future use. They are usually cooked in sizzling water, also with cooking oil or salt added.

Because they are ready immediately

Nowadays people prefer to eat fast food instead of home meals.  There is nothing wrong with eating out sometimes, but it should not be included in your daily diet.  High levels of sodium in fast food, artificial ingredients added to enhance the taste, bad cholesterol and lack of fiber will not cause harm to health. They are extremely harmful to health. Yes, if you want to eat noodles, choose good quality instead of instant noodles. It will take a little effort to cook but it does not contain the harmful elements that are present in instant noodles.

Harmful ingredients in noodles

Noodles are harmful to health. It is a processed food that has no nutritional value. It is a junk food with high levels of carbohydrates, sodium and other harmful ingredients in every single serving while it lacks important elements like fiber, vitamins and minerals.

To enhance the taste of noodles and to preserve them for a long time, it goes through stages and temperatures that reduce its nutritional value.  It contains fat, sodium and artificial colors. They are also a food with wax layer to prevent them from sticking together.

Chemicals found in noodles

For example, dioxin and plastics, cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization, we can reduce at least 30% of cancer risks by simple steps to adopt a healthy diet.

If you check its label

It contains vegetable oil, sugar, sugar syrup, flavor enhancer and many other ingredients that are not good for your health.

Effects of noodles on human body

Noodles are a delicious and easily prepared food, but high levels of sodium, unhealthy fats and glycemic cause metabolic syndrome. According to a report published in the Washington Post, women who eat twice a week or so eat more instant noodles, they increase the risk of metabolic syndrome. Instant noodles cause not only obesity but also metabolic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Most of them are made from flour and we all know that flour is highly processed food.

 Instant Noodles Eating Disadvantages

  • Excessive consumption of instant noodles causes obesity.
  • Flour noodles are not good for digestion and its residues can enter the appendix area of ​​the body and become a risk factor for infection.
  • They are made from bad fats such as saturated fatty acids and trans fats, which can increase blood cholesterol levels.
  • High cholesterol can increase the risk of heart disease as well as type 2 diabetes.
  • Chemicals found in them increase the risk of cancer.
  • Excess sodium can cause high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, kidney damage or other health problems.

 Examples of foods that provide empty calories like the low calorie fast-food

  • cakes, cookies, and donuts
  • processed meats
  • energy drinks and sodas
  • fruit drinks with added sugar
  • ice cream
  • chips and fries
  • pizza
  • Soda

Sajid Saleem
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6 thoughts on “Noodles: The Dark side of Noodles, What Makes Them Harmful

  1. Nice Kamal ho gya sir

  2. very helpful

  3. Very helpful ji

  4. Nice….Go0d❤

  5. · May 26, 2021 at 5:58 pm

    Excess sodium can cause high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, kidney damage or other health problems.👍👍

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