"When foods are fried they become more calorically dense because the outer part of the food loses water and absorbs the fat [or] oil
The oils in which foods are fried can contain trans fat, which has been shown to raise your LDL."For context, LDL stands for low-density lipoprotein or the harmful type of cholesterol.
This is simply because fried foods, whether it's chicken or fish, inherently contain more calories than their non-fried counterparts. Fried chicken is often dipped in batter
or flour and then submerged into a vat of frying oil, where it—as Kitchens explained—absorbs the oil. Opting for the fried version of your favorite protein can tack on at least 200 extra calories.
This side effect may go hand-in-hand with weight gain. While there are many risk factors for type 2 diabetes, one of the top ones is being overweight.
if eating fried chicken regularly has caused you to become overweight and increased your cholesterol levels, you may be even more at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Eating fried foods regularly, for example, can cause more bad bacteria to form than good, which can then lead to more inflammation in the body.
This can also inhibit how much serotonin is produced in gut and then communicated with the brain. if you've ever felt sluggish or even grumpy after eating a fried chicken sandwich with French fries
According to a 2019 study published in the medical journal BMJ, women who ate one serving of fried chicken at least once a day had a 13% higher risk of death from any cause
compared with women who didn't eat any fried foods. Limiting your fried chicken consumption to just once a week (or less) may be one step you can take toward living a longer, healthier life.