I always thought ramen noodles were a fairly healthy snack. They're always in my pantry. They're cheap, quick to prepare, tasty and filling. I always wondered about the powder in the little packet. How bad could those noodles be?
Well here are some of the things you should know about ramen noodles:
1. Each one of those packets is loaded with sodium and saturated fats. Saturated fats, really?
2. The noodles aren't good for you either. They contain a preservative TBHQ. Yikes!
3. They don't contain enough nutrients to be considered a complete meal. But I'm not hungry when I finish eating them.
4. If you eat more than two servings a week you increase your chances of having a stroke or heart attack. That's according to a study at Baylor University. OK so I won't have more than two bowls a week.
Everything in moderation. They're just too good to give up all together.
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