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Fried foods linked to earlier death

Updated: May 01, 2019

Healthier options, such as baking, can offer similar taste without the health drawbacks.

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Fried foods are crunchy, crispy, and tasty, but as tempting as they are, eating them too often might shave years off your life.

A study published online January 23 by The BMJ found that women who ate one or more servings of fried chicken daily were 13% more likely to die prematurely from any cause and 12% more likely to die from heart-related causes than women who didn't eat any fried food.

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