We Must be Careful to Consume Instant Noodles, Bad Impacts of Eating Instant Noodles with Rice
Bad Impacts of Eating Instant Noodles with Rice
INTERNATIONAL | FOOD - Eating instant noodles with rice has become a habit like Indonesians. Usually, noodles can be used as rice because they both have a high carbohydrate content. However, most Indonesians usually feel something is missing when they eat without rice. As a result, when they eat noodles they always add it with rice.
According to the expert in internal medicine Prof. Dr. dr. H. Ari Fahrial Syam, noodles and rice both contain carbohydrates, so the caloric value is very high when consumed together. If this is done often, of course this will have a negative impact on health. Dangers of eating rice with instant noodles In 100 grams of white rice (about 1 scoop of rice) contains about 152 calories.
Meanwhile, one pack of instant noodles contains about 350 calories. If we consume together, of course the calorie intake that we receive in one meal is already 500 calories more than just rice and noodles. Excess calories will be stored as fat by the body.
Gradually, this can lead to obesity. High calorie intake will cause stress on the body. High-calorie foods are usually high in fat and sugar. This content can increase the risk factors for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
One pack of instant noodles contains about 40 grams of carbohydrates, while one scoop of white rice contains about 38 grams of carbohydrates. If consumed together, the amount is also quite high. Carbohydrates also produce calories whose effects can increase the risk of insulin resistance. In addition, carbohydrates can also increase the body's glucose levels. In fact, research from the American Heart Association conducted in 2002 proved that high sugar intake increases the risk of coronary artery disease.
What's the solution?
Even though it is dangerous for health, we don't need to completely avoid the habit of eating instant noodles with rice. According to Dr. Ari, we can still eat rice and noodles at the same time as long as the caloric value that enters our body is not excessive.
Therefore, the important key is to regulate the amount of nutrients that enter our bodies. As a guide, data from the UK's National Health Center says that the average woman needs 2000 calories and men need 2500 calories daily. However, each individual's calorie needs vary, depending on factors such as age, gender, height, current weight and level of physical activity.
Children, adolescents and women who are active or are breastfeeding need about 2200 calories.
For teenagers and men who are active in activity, the calorie intake needed is around 2800 calories.
Although calorie intake is maintained, it is not recommended to consume instant noodles every day. Because, the sodium content is also very high.
This can increase the risk of stomach cancer, heart disease, and stroke. Instant noodles are also very low in value including protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B12, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. For those of you who like to eat instant noodles, you can also try 3 ways to cook insagar noodles to be healthier.
Editor : Andi Saputra
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