lacking in nutrients.
correlation between ramen and acute health problems.
These are just a few of the main reason why one should be cautious of the amount of Instant Ramen consumed. Instant Ramen is known to be lacking of key nutrients necessary for a healthy diet.
The amount of sodium in the ramen broth differs based on the brands and flavors but there is not a single choice that offers a healthy amount of sodium reasonable for a human intake on a semi-regular basis.
Tertiary-Butyl Hydroquinone is a byproduct of the petroleum industry and food additive which is frequently used to preserve cheap processed foods. A gastrointestinal specialist conducted an experiment with a time lapse video inside the stomach to what would happen after two hours of digesting ramen noodles and the results were staggering.
Read about the study here.
So can ramen be healthy?
“Although instant noodle is a convenient and delicious food, there could be an increased risk for metabolic syndrome given [the food’s] high sodium, unhealthy saturated fat and glycemic loads."
Hyun Shin, a doctoral candidate at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston
yes, healthy ramen isn’t only possible, it’s easy to make.
Ramen noodles are most healthy when combined with other ingredients to create a nutritious meal. Ramen is great to use as a base for a variety of healthy dishes and it is easy to prepare quickly. There is no end to the different types of ingredient combinations that can be used to make ramen noodles a part of a health-conscious diet.
Start making ramen noodles healthy with these easy steps: