Is Maggi really bad for health?

Anonymous asked 1 week ago

Is Maggi really bad for health?

1 Answers

Ramal Lakshan Staff answered 1 week ago

Maggi contains MSG
MSG, sodium glutamate or monosodium glutamate, is sodium salt of the glutamic acid, an abundantly occurring non-essential amino acid MSG. It is a kind of concentrated salt which is added to food to enhance flavor. This version of glutamic acid can be naturally produced in the body, but MSG is processed and comes from sugar beets after fermentation. This processed MSG can cause numerous adverse effects, such as hives, itching, skin rash, vomiting, nausea, heart irregularities, asthma, migraine, depression, and seizures.
Maggi is made up of maida
Maida is refined flour which we usually avoid in restaurant bread and biscuits. Maggi is essentially made from maida, which is made after processing whole-grain flour. During this processing, the bran, husk, and germ are removed, which are perhaps the most nutritious parts of the seed. So, the Maggi that you eat is devoid of any such nutrients. However, there are atta and rice versions of Maggi available out there, which are at least somewhat healthier than its regular variant.
Maggi is so high in salt
Have you ever thought of what makes Maggi so yummy? It is probably salt. One block, 100 gms or one serving of Maggi contains 1170mg of salt, which is almost 50% of the maximum amount recommended by USDA. Most of the salt is contained in its seasoning pouch, but the noodles themselves contain some salt too. Salt is an ingredient that leads to many problems in your health, especially if you are a high blood pressure patient. High salt intake leads to a number of heart-related issues too. So, you should avoid eating Maggi at least for its high salt content.
Maggi has bad fats
Maggi is a processed food, and it is loaded with bad fats like trans fats and saturated fatty acids. When you look at the label of Maggi, you will find edible vegetable oil, sugar syrup, sugar, flavor enhances, and several other agents that are not good for health. If consumed regularly or excessively, saturated fats raise the cholesterol level in your blood, which increases the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Maggi contains MSG
MSG, sodium glutamate or monosodium glutamate, is sodium salt of the glutamic acid, an abundantly occurring non-essential amino acid MSG. It is a kind of concentrated salt which is added to food to enhance flavor. This version of glutamic acid can be naturally produced in the body, but MSG is processed and comes from sugar beets after fermentation. This processed MSG can cause numerous adverse effects, such as hives, itching, skin rash, vomiting, nausea, heart irregularities, asthma, migraine, depression, and seizures.
Maggi is made up of maida
Maida is refined flour which we usually avoid in restaurant bread and biscuits. Maggi is essentially made from maida, which is made after processing whole-grain flour. During this processing, the bran, husk, and germ are removed, which are perhaps the most nutritious parts of the seed. So, the Maggi that you eat is devoid of any such nutrients. However, there are atta and rice versions of Maggi available out there, which are at least somewhat healthier than its regular variant.
Maggi is so high in salt
Have you ever thought of what makes Maggi so yummy? It is probably salt. One block, 100 gms or one serving of Maggi contains 1170mg of salt, which is almost 50% of the maximum amount recommended by USDA. Most of the salt is contained in its seasoning pouch, but the noodles themselves contain some salt too. Salt is an ingredient that leads to many problems in your health, especially if you are a high blood pressure patient. High salt intake leads to a number of heart-related issues too. So, you should avoid eating Maggi at least for its high salt content.
Maggi has bad fats
Maggi is a processed food, and it is loaded with bad fats like trans fats and saturated fatty acids. When you look at the label of Maggi, you will find edible vegetable oil, sugar syrup, sugar, flavor enhances, and several other agents that are not good for health. If consumed regularly or excessively, saturated fats raise the cholesterol level in your blood, which increases the risk of heart disease and types 2 diabetes