Noodles are quite popular meal. Its popularity is mainly due to the fact that they are easy to make and quick too. Additionally, you can add anything you want. Recently their popularity is decreasing since there were discoveries that say this kind of meal is not really safe.
Doctors from Massachusetts use high technology to get a glimpse of the process of digestion of Ramen noodles. They found out that even a few hours after the consumption of noodles they are still not digested. This makes the digestive system to have to work so much harder to get the job done. Furthermore, since they are processed food they contain a lot of unhealthy elements. It can influence insulin production.
When in our bellies, the noodles are there long enough so that they can release toxins. One such toxic chemical is tertiary – butyl hydroquinone (TBHQ). This is an artificial product used for preservation of food. It is quite commonly used. Examples include very famous brands, not only in food but also in cosmetics, perfumes, pesticides. Unfortunately, it is so dangerous so in accordance to FAO and World Health Organization only 5 grams of TBHQ has dangerous consequences to human body.
Problems TBHQ is the cause of:
- Ringing in the ears
- Sensation of suffocating
Regular consumption of noodles can lead to long time exposure to TBHQ, and overexposure can be a cause of:
- Problems with the liver
- Problems with reproduction
- Metabolic syndrome
Noodles can even lead to fast death because of the many problems it can cause: increase of cholesterol levels, raising blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and problems connected to the cardiovascular system.
TBHQ can block your organisms ability to absorb healthy nutrients, when at the same time can increase the absorbance of sodium.
Other Hazardous Components
Monosodium glutamate (MSG),salt and sugar are also present in noodles. MSG can be a big problem for your nervous system. It can damage nerve cells and in the worst case scenario this can lead to death, while other serious conditions it can be responsible for, are Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
What To Do?! Turn Towards Healthy Food!
Healthy diet is good for you since this kind of food is easily digested and full with vital ingredients for your organism. Veggies, fruits and whole grans are worthy to take a spot in your routine since they boost your immunity and your metabolism. Healthy lifestyle doesn’t only require healthy diet, but also exercising and getting rid of smoking and alcohol.