•   Rabu, 19 Februari 2020
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Fried Increases The Risk of Early Death

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SURABAYAPAGI.com - Fried foods do taste more delicious and appetizing. But if consumed in excess, fried foods can lead to various health problems and even increase the risk of death.
The relationship between consumption of foods fried in the risk of death was revealed in a recent study conducted by a team from the University of Iowa. This study involved female participants from the United States aged over 50 years
The participants were asked to fill out a questionnaire containing detailed eating habits. The participants were asked to reveal specific types of fried foods along with the amount of consumption.
From these data, the research team divided fried foods that were commonly consumed by participants in three categories. The first category is fried chicken, the second category is fried fish and seafood, then the third category is other types of fried foods such as french fries, tacos and tortilla chips.
The results showed that consumption of fried foods was associated with an increased risk of death due to various causes. The relationship between consumption of fried foods and the risk of death from heart problems is also known to be very strong.
After considering several other factors such as lifestyle to the level of education, the research team found that participants who consumed at least one serving of fried food per day had a risk of death eight percent higher than those who did not eat fried foods.
Of the various types of fried foods, the research team also found that flour fried chicken has a greater impact on the risk of death. Participants who consumed at least one serving of fried chicken per day can increase the risk of death by 13 percent due to various causes and increase the risk of death by 12 percent due to heart problems compared to people who do not eat fried foods.
The research team also revealed that consuming one serving of fried fish and shellfish per day can increase the risk of death from various things by seven percent. This habit can also increase the risk of death by 13 percent due to heart problems.
"Reducing the consumption of fried foods, especially flour fried chicken and fried fish or shellfish, can have a meaningful clinical impact on the spectrum of public health," the research team said.
Even so, the research team stressed that the results of this study might not apply to different populations. Because this observation study or study specifically focuses only on women in the United States.
Apart from that, limiting the consumption of fried foods can have a good impact on health. The reason is that there have been many studies that have proven that excessive consumption of fried foods can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and affect cardiovascular health. rk

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