Are ‘healthier’ instant noodles really better for you?

Talking Point 2020/2021

Talking Point

Bookmark

CNA Insider:

Are ‘healthier’ instant noodles really better for you?

(Updated: )

The secret to delicious instant ramen is what makes it unhealthy: The combination of wheat flour, frying process and seasoning. Eating a lot of it has been linked to higher risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. So are ‘healthier’ versions made with alternative ingredients like moringa leaves or aloe vera; containing vegetables; or noodles that are air-dried - really better for your health? 

recommendedvideos

Most Popular Shows

#DontForgetMe

Game Nation

Meet six of Singapore’s most promising eSports players as they shatter stereotypes with their passion and gumption. GAME NATION goes behind-the ...

Deciphering Japan

Deciphering Japan

Journalist Yumi Araki explores her home country as it enters an era of great social and political transformation. She explores the hot-button ...

The Family Affair S5

The Family Affair S5

This season, we drop in on four households, in four different Asian cities, in circumstances that are poles apart, yet very much the same - all ...

The Mark of Empire

The Mark Of Empire

Singaporean curator and scholar Peter Lee explores the history of four Southeast Asian empires that made their mark on the world. Travelling from ...