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How safe are your instant noodles?

First of all, noodles are purely junk food but still, we like it when we are short of time plus noodles are cheap, filling and delicious also. It is the world’s favorite convenient food which has landed in the soup also whether vegetarian or non-vegetarian soup. It is loaded with empty calories from flour and quickly releases sugar into the blood which is really bad. Excess of salt in it is also very bad for health. The quantity of sodium will lead to hypertension resulting in a chance of heart attack. Recently some samples of instant noodles were tasted and it was discovered that it contains a heavy metal that is lead in a large quantity. How lead got into instant noodles should be investigated.

Instant noodles are low in nutrients so do not use them as a staple food in your diet. Frequent consumption of noodles leads to an increased risk of metabolic syndrome that is high sodium, unhealthy fats. Instant noodles might not give you cancer but that does not mean they are healthy food. Consumption of instant noodles can cause high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat and a very high level of cholesterol.

A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that women who consume more instant noodles had a greater risk of metabolic syndrome that is conditions like obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar. We should buy noodles with the label on the packet a “NO MSG”. Besides instant noodles, ready-to-make soups, candy, chewing gum, etc. are potential sources of hidden MSG. It is disguised as ‘hydrolyzed vegetable/soy protein’ and ‘yeast’ in the list of ingredients.

Maggie noodles are always considered as two-minute noodles that are it is a breakfast or a snack which can be made in two minutes which you can make when you are really in a hurry. Children enjoy instant noodles very much though it is not good for their health. During children’s birthday parties also, they prefer noodles compared to other eatables which may actually be healthy.

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