Fried food – Adding calories and fat to your dish

Most people are well aware that fried foods are not good for your waistline or health. Yet, turning down French fries is an act of willpower and strength. The bottom line is that fried foods are high in fat, calories, and usually salt. As a result, consumption of these foods has been linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes. A piece of chicken loses its nutritional quality when cooked in hydrogenated oil to be fried. This type of oil is high in trans fats. The crunch and taste are great, but trans fats are known to raise bad cholesterol levels …read more