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The more you eat fried food, the shorter your life will become… If you are addicted to snacks then read this report.


New Delhi: The British Medical Journal (BMJ) has published a report after a 30-year long study. This is a red alert for those who often resort to snacks to satisfy their hunger. It has been said in the report that too much fried food becomes a slow poison whose consumption shortens life. Ultra processed food items cause deaths not only from heart diseases but also from many other causes. Doctors have also declared this report correct.

Doctors said- the report is absolutely correct, evidence is being received every day

Dr. Pankaj Verma, senior consultant of internal medicine at Narayana Hospital in the capital Delhi, said, ‘Although one does not become completely ill by occasionally eating ultra-processed food items, but if one has become addicted to it and is very If he takes too many snacks then it is definitely a matter of concern. The question is how much ultra-processed food can be eaten every day so that it does not have adverse effects on health, so no exact answer can be given. However, as per the dietary guidelines of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), we recommend limited use of processed food in the diet and giving preference to pure food only. Our recommendation is to focus on a full range of nutrient-rich foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and healthy fats while reducing consumption of fat, sugar and salt. . Healthy dietary habits are paramount to disease prevention and well-being.’

If you love life, you will have to avoid these pitfalls.

Ultra-processed food items include pre-prepared meals, sausages, nuggets, sweets, biscuits, pastries, buns, cakes and chips, etc. Dr. Ritika Samadar, Chief Dietitian of Max Hospital, Saket, Delhi, said, ‘Since these food items contain high amounts of sugar and saturated fats, their consumption causes heart disease, diabetes and obesity. There is a need to reduce the intake of such foods and include more whole foods like whole grains, legumes, fruits and vegetables. Among ultra-processed food items, meat/poultry/seafood-based ready-to-eat products are of particular concern, he said.

navbharat timesIf everyone believes what is written on packed food to be true then be careful, this warning from ICMR will blow your senses.

At least consider these figures

Dr. Ajay Aggarwal, Director of Internal Medicine at Fortis Hospital, Noida, also discussed its harmful effects in detail. He said, ‘There is strong evidence that high consumption of deep-fried foods increases the risk of heart disease-related deaths by about 50%. Similarly, the risk of anxiety-stress and general mental disorders increases by 48-53% while the risk of type 2 diabetes increases by 12%.

He said that a person should avoid ultra-processed foods as much as possible. Dr Piyush Ranjan, senior consultant and vice chairman, department of gastroenterology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, said, ‘It is difficult to avoid all these in daily life, but they should be reduced as much as possible.’ He said that overall a balanced diet is important. Neelima Bisht, Head of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Paras Health, said, ‘The best thing about eating a balanced diet rich in whole foods is that it is very beneficial for your health. Then there is also avoidance of ultra-processed food items.

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