Instant noodles is a common food in most people’s kitchen, something even kids love. This is because it’s a fast, cheap, easy and convenient to cook food for anyone on the go but it is important to note that this food can kill faster than known poison.
Revisit the need and want in eating noodles.
The ingredient in the instant noodles called Styrofoam, is a cancer causing agent.
- Nutrient Absorption
Noodles inhibit the nutrient absorption for the children under 5.
As anything preserved, instant noodles are power packed with high amounts of sodium. Excess consumption of sodium may lead to heart disease, stroke, hypertension and kidney damage.
In line with increase amount of sodium intake, adding fat content as well- causes water retention in the body and surely it leads to overweight, and obesity leads to heart problems eventually.
Women who are eating instant noodles during their pregnancy may cause miscarriage, because it has its effect in the development of a fetus.
Due to additives, coloring and preservatives inside the noodles, regular consumption of instant noodles affect the body’s metabolism.
- Junk Food
Instant noodles are enriched with full of carbohydrates, but got no vitamins, fiber and minerals making the instant noodles considered as a junk food.
Regular consumption of instant noodles causes irregular bowl movements and bloating too.
- Propylene Glycol
One ingredient in instant noodles called “Propylene Glycol” has an anti-freeze property used to prevent the noodles from drying by retaining moisture. It is easily absorbed by the body and it accumulates in the kidneys, heart and liver. It causes abnormalities and damage to those areas and weakens the body’s immune system.
Monosodium Glutamate is used to enhance the flavor of instant noodles. People who are allergic to MSG consume it as part of their diet, then may end up suffering from headaches, facial flushing, pain, burning sensations.