French Fries-Why They Could be a Death Warrant

by Dr. Enozia Vakil on  November 17, 2013 at 8:38 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
An ingredient acrylamide, found in many fried foods, could be harmful for health, according to the FDA.
 French Fries-Why They Could be a Death Warrant
French Fries-Why They Could be a Death Warrant

Acrylamide forms in many plant-based foods while they are cooked at high-temperatures, like frying or baking; it's often found in French fries, cereals, crackers and many other food products, Fox News reported.

According to a recent report on the FDA website, studies have found that high levels of acrylamide could raise cancer risk among animals - and many experts believe that the risk could translate to humans as well.

The chemical was first discovered in 2002. According to the FDA, acrylamide forms from sugars and an amino acid that are naturally found in food.

Source: ANI

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions

You May Also Like

More News on: