Imagine when you bite on a sumptuous fried meat.
That satisfying feeling/taste it gives. Then top it with a glass of juice.
But do you know that are bad to your health?
Here is Why
1. It causes heart disease
It contributes to high blood pressure, low “good” HDL cholesterol and obesity, which are causes heart disease.
People who consume fried food have higher chance of developing heart disease.
Try baked or fried fish, fruits and vegetables instead.
Studies have shown that people who consume fried foods are prone to type 2 diabetes.
Taking them twice a day is even worse as it can lead to insulin resistance.
There’s a possibility that consuming fried food can cause uncontrollable fat leading to obesity because they have more calories.
4. Harmful Acrylamide
This is a toxic substance is formed in foods when cooking in high-temperature, like frying, roasting or even baking.
This is due to the chemical reaction between sugars and amino acid which is known as asparagine.
Starchy food also have acrylamide like fried potato.
5. Vegetable oil used in fried foods are generally contaminated with pesticides.
They are drained of minerals and vitamins.
When the food like fish is fried in this oil, it reduces your body’s ability to fight diseases, which weakens your immune system.
6. They contain toxic salt.
7. Less nutritional value when compared to other methods cooking food.
8. Overheating groundnut oil above 3oo degrees Fahrenheit damages the oil, releasing tocic substances to the food.