Many people often have at least one deep-fried dish. However, these items are often fried in oil that has been reused many times. Such oil contains high amounts of saturated fat and harmful compounds produced by oil being reheated repeatedly at high temperatures, which may increase the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease.
Tip: Minimise your intake of deep- fried foods. Go for steamed, stir-fried, stewed, baked, grilled, boiled and soupy dishes instead.
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