It’s convenient, cheap and best served hot, but how healthy is it? The instant noodles commonly known as ramen a staple food for college kids and other young adults, as well as people in certain cultures may increase people’s risk of metabolic changes linked to heart disease and stroke, new research finds.

In the study, women in South Korea who consumed more of the precooked blocks of dried noodles were more likely to have “metabolic syndrome” regardless of what else they ate, or how much they exercised, the researchers found. People with metabolic syndrome may have high blood pressure or high blood sugar levels, and face an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

Instant noodles could hurt your heart

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