Scientists have explained why the snacks are dangerous for health

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The consumption of snacks increases the risk of developing heart disease, reports UNN with reference to the American scientific journal “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition”.

It is reported that many baked and fried foods, in particular potato crisps, contain higher levels of acrylamide. This chemical compound that is naturally produced by the thermal treatment in the preparation process of products such as coffee, chocolate, almonds, French fries, crackers, chips, cereal, and bread, as well as when cooking certain fruits and vegetables, explain the experts.

“Acrylamide has a negative impact on cardiac activity”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that the average person consumes daily, 20 to 30 micrograms of acrylamide. With snacks – many times more.

In this regard, experts recommended that those who are watching their health, to reduce the consumption of snacks, replacing them with fruits, vegetables, lean meat, products from milk and whole grains.

As mentioned earlier, Russia has decided to impose a tax on snacks and soda, and in Ukraine, discussed the ban on the sale of snack products to children under 16 years of age.

Thus, according to the study, retail audit Nielsen, Ukrainians gradually increase the consumption of snacks, which negatively affects their health.

Also recall that a few months ago for cheating (by placing on the labels of false information about the product) was fined snekovaya the company “Snack Export”. Firm belongs to the father of the people’s Deputy from Sergey’s RPL Fishing – Victor Fishing. AMC has ordered the company to pay a fine in the amount of 68 thousand UAH.

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