Fried Potatoes & Burnt Toast May Cause Cancer: Health Experts Warn

Fried Potatoes & Burnt Toast May Cause Cancer: Health Experts Warn

Amongst the growing scare of the risk of cancer, health experts are giving more attention to the kind of we eat and more importantly, the kind we should eat. A few months ago, the research division at the World Health Organisation declared that bacon, sausage and other processed meats cause cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer ruled that “Processed meat was classified as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), based on sufficient evidence in humans that the consumption of processed meat causes colorectal cancer”. They concluded that each 50 gram portion…

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Healthy Fried Food?

Healthy Fried Food?

If you eat fried foods and often feel guilty about the health risks you’re subjecting your body to in the future, you may be in luck. A recently published study in the British Medical Journal has revealed that there is no conclusive link between eating foods fried in olive oil or sunflower oil and an increase in heart disease or premature death. The study, which took place in Spain over an 11-year span, examined 40,757 individuals ranging in age from 29 to 69 and studied the effects of their consumption…

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Eating Fried Food May Stop Your Brain From Controlling Your Diet

Eating Fried Food May Stop Your Brain From Controlling Your Diet

If you are looking for ways to reduce that ever-burgeoning waistline, stay clear of foods rich in saturated fat found in butter, cheese or fried foods as these can make your brain struggle to control what you eat, says a study. The findings showed that consuming fatty food affects the hypothalamus — a part of the brain that helps regulate hunger. A meal rich in saturated fat causes inflammation in the brain as well as reduces an individual’s cognitive function that make it more difficult to control eating habits. In…

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