Avoid Instant Noodles
Instant noodles are one of the most consumed food in our society because they are fast, cheap and easy to prepare but that doesn’t mean they’re good for the body or healthy.
Excess consumption of instant noodles could be very hazardous, especially for pregnant women at early stage. Read the 10 reasons you should avoid instant noodles below;
High in Unhealthy Carb
Instant noodles are also loaded with unhealthy carbohydrates that can lead to weight gain, diabetes and heart disease.
Risk of Miscarriage
There are reports out that eating a lot of instant noodles, especially early in your pregnancy, can inhibit the fetus’ ability to develop and lead to miscarriage. While this theory is still waiting for research to back it up, most doctors don’t recommend eating instant noodles regularly during pregnancy, simply for the fact that they are so lacking in nutrients
This is another reason to avoid noodles. Instant noodles are power packed with high amounts of sodium. It is a known fact that excess consumption of sodium leads to heart disease, stroke, hypertension and kidney damage.
Low Nutritional Value
Your favorite Instant noodles are extremely low in nutritional content, offering virtually nothing beneficial to the body in the way of vitamins, minerals or fiber.
Risk of Obesity
Eating Noodles is the leading cause of obesity. Noodles contains fat and large amounts of sodium, which causes water retention in the body and surely it leads to overweight, and obesity leads to heart problems.
Noodles use a lot of artificial flavors and colorings, as well as a lot of preservatives, and all of these ingredients can wreak havoc on your metabolic system, making it very difficult to lose weight.
High Risk of Cancer
The main reason to avoid instant noodles is because of the presence of cancer causing ingredient called “Styrofoam’. Styrofoam not good for the body system.
The ingredient in the instant noodles called “Propylene Glycol” which has a anti-freeze property. This ingredient is used because it prevents the noodles from drying by retaining moisture. It weakens the immune system of our body. Instant noodle is easily absorbed by the body and it accumulates in the kidneys, heart and liver. It causes abnormalities and damage to those areas.
Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
Instant noodle seasonings are rich in MSG (monosodium glutamate) which is known to cause ill effects in many people, from a flushed, burning sensation in the head and chest to headaches and bodily pain.
People who are allergic to MSG consume it as part of their diet, then they end up suffering from headaches, facial flushing, pain, burning sensations.
Regular consumption of instant noodles affect the body’s metabolism, because of the chemical substances like additives, coloring and preservatives inside the noodles.