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The dark side of 2 minute noodles every woman needs to know

The recent noodles controversy that saw some young children dying after eating them has not only made the instant noodles go off the shelf in most homes, but has also been a subject of debate. 

A few loyal fans still continue to enjoy their steaming Cup O' Noodles, but the majority of people are beginning to get cautious. 

Instant noodles is a food item that has always been under a lot of speculation. When I was a little girl, I was allowed to have it only on Sundays. 

My mother would say noodles cause indigestion. A common belief was that nstant noodles could lead to bowel troubles and obesity. 

With the world gobbling down 102.7 billion instant noodle servings in a year, it's finally time to analyze how much is too much and whether we require to draw a line on processed food consumption.

Women who ate instant noodles twice a week or more had a higher risk of metabolic syndrome than those who ate less, or not at all, regardless of whether their diet style fell into the traditional or fast-food category, as published in The Washington Post. 

The study concluded that excessive instant noodle consumption can not only trigger obesity but also metabolic ailments like diabetes, high blood pressure, hypertension, heart problems and so on.


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