Many people are aware that ramen instant noodles are not healthy but still there are individuals who are denying that they can harm their health. They are quite cheap so most of the collage kids consume instant noodles.
There was a recent study on how ramen instant noodles affect our health, and it showed that they increase the risk of metabolic changes which lead to heart disease and stroke.
Why Does Ramen Noodles Cause Heart Disease?
Ramen noodles are proven to contain Tertiary-butyl hydroquinone (TBHQ,). It is a food additive and a byproduct of the petroleum industry which is used in preserving cheap processed food.
A gastrointestinal specialist used lapse video inside the stomach to see what will happen after two hours of consuming instant noodles. The results were devastating.
Unlike homemade noodles, the processed noodles were not digested properly. This prevents nutrient absorption and also in this way the preservatives stay longer in the stomach before they end up in the intestines and are eliminated.
What’s Bad About Instant Noodles?
They are made of wheat flour, palm oil, sugar and salt. But they also contain artificial flavoring and color. Their flavored packets contain powdered salt, seasonings, sugar and monosodium glutamate.
We all know that artificial colors and flavors destroy our body and so the high sodium content and processed wheat are only cherry on top of this delicious bowl of food.
Instant noodles contain over 2,700 mg of sodium.
This product may be delicious and cheap but you should avoid it for good especially if you want to preserve your heart and overall health.
South Korea is familiar by the high number of instant noodle consumers in the world. A research conveyed in this country showed that in 11,000 individuals those who consumed more instant noodles were more prone to diabetes, stroke and metabolic syndrome. So pay more attention to what your family and children consume. Try to prepare homemade food like homemade paste or snacks.