Harvard Women's Health Watch

Fried foods linked to earlier death

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

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