Regular consumption of Cup Noodles is equivalent to eating yourself to an early grave - or at least a very uncomfortable life after hitting middle age. It's probably really bad, but we're all in good health so far. Anyway, they were pretty good but I'm not sure if they make them anymore. Being in Scotland, I don't think we actually have instant ramen here anyway but instant noodles are popular! Thanks to the article and comments, though, I have some great alternatives! Very few, if any, benefits are present. At least with restaurant ramen you can say there are at least vegetables to at least balance it out a bit. Yeah, so I eat the brick of ramen noodles every now and again. It's such a national thing that a lot of my friends bring it with them when they go studying overseas just to help with the homesickness. Have no other food lying around the house and too hungry to go out to buy some. or sad? I eat them with alot of lemon and tapatio. © 2018 Is It Bad For You, LLC. Noodles are so much more filling/satisfying than potato chips. Excellent Research! If you are into humor, jazz, noodles, and cheese (get it? I have this once a day. You may not be one of the people who is sensitive to the effects of MSG, but the high sodium content is definitely something be wary of. When I was little my grandmother used to let me crush up the package ramen and pour the seasoning over it in a zip lock bag...and then I would eat it just like that. This collection of cup noodles packaging is extremely handy, while also allowing you to be environmentally conscious. (That's what I was eating at the time. Brings back great memories. XD Sometimes I liked using the packaged seasonings, though usually just added my own spices to the boiling water with a bunch of veggies and an egg. i was planing to go visit but idk with all the earthquakes going on in japan, i was wondering if earthquakes hit throughout the entire japan or certain parts? The alternatives take a more time? I actually don't even buy other kinds of (non instant) noodles in the shop anymore. I do pour out the broth to cut down on the sodium. My homemade concoction is SOOOOO good!!! I been to a few places mention. But now, when my husband has pot noodles (the English version, I guess), I can't stand it. Maki: Like you said, I think everything in moderation is ok. It's the same with eating a burger with fries, egg & cheese white bread sandwich, a hot dog, a bag of chips etc. It's stupid stuff, but only because they charge you an arm and a leg for the same stuff you can buy for a few cents. Now for a personal soap-box like rant about better, fairly instant noodles that I think most people should be eating instead: Personally, I find that a lot of thin Chinese wheat noodles cook up fairly fast - made from refined flour, they cook in a matter of 5 minutes. These are probably more healthful (not by much) than instant ramen that I made. To make things worse, the instant soup mix has more fat in it, not to mention a lot of sodium , monosodium glutamate (MSG), preservatives and other mystery ingredients. I LOVE cup noodles!!! Either way, these noodles as good as they may taste, shouldn't be consumed so much by people. (My mom used to actively discourage us from drinking up all the soup because of this.). ), If you enjoyed this article, please consider becoming my patron via Patreon. When is the last time you ate just 1/2 a pack of instant ramen? And for this reason they should be eaten in moderate amounts. My six year old is a big fan of ramen (maybe we watch too much Naruto?) Er, we practically eat it once a day in my family, except we do it the south east Asian way - with lots and lots of fresh herbs, vegetables and maybe a bit of meat, until it's a pretty complete meal. The 5-packs-for-a-buck kind are definitely not air dried. Doesn't have to be "instant" or anything. I've said repeatedly that I eat instant ramen on occasion myself. Perusing a number of links related to the food stamp budget experiments, a popular cheap food item that keeps coming up is instant ramen noodles. I find this very interesting.). If I used wheat spaghetti noodles instead of the ramen packet and then used the pre-packaged spices to add flavor along with cayenne pepper and rice would it be that bad for me? If you drink soda or something cold, that would just harden the food. 2. Both are VERY much considered junk foods and are often a by-word for bad food. It must be that pretty much any instant meal is bad. When I was in high school, like every other school, they served disgusting school lunches. I've never had any major health issues. And I'd categorize arsenic as 'probably lethal in heavy enough doses' and cigarettes as 'potentially lethal if you keep it up', if you want to put things on a hyperbole scale of some sort. The noodles are so cheap, we sometimes find it cheaper (as a young family) to buy them just for the quick cooking noodles. we need the surnames of the people who wrote an article of our topic in our research paper. but knows it is a special treat. Apparently some people lack the ability to read. Therefore it's ok to eat ramen once in a while. I believe that every single point of view on the subject has been expressed by now. So if you crave ramyun its more so you crave the MSG additive then the ramyun itself. Probably not. I use to get headaches after eating Ramen noodles, never sick but always tired afterwards. Once in a while I'll get a craving for it but it just gives me a tummy ache every time. In terms of MSG and carcinogenic preservatives, I don't doubt that cup noodles are full of them. I don't each chips or stuff like that. They are a deep fried refined wheat product. Korean ramen is one of my favorite 'junk' foods, but the packets are even bigger than the Japanese kind sold in the US, so calorie counts are ~500+ per pack! BAM! Ramen is one of those foods I know a lot of pregnant women love to eat, myself included in that bunch at times. I had to give it up, except for about once every 4 months, because I was packing on the weight even more. The thought that soup could be bad for you, had never crossed either of their minds. No wonder I was so violently ill when I was a uni student, living off ramen... much as I do like the taste, it does make me feel sick after eating it. I grew up with instant ramen - the brick kind was invented sometime before I was born, but cup noodles definitely were invented during my lifetime. and if i cook two i use one pack ,if i cook three i use two packs. You aren't a "health nut," sorry to burst your bubble. I had meals of instant ramen two days in a row. They are literally everywhere! I can whip it up and take can take it to school in a thermos for lunch. For a richer taste and to replicate Aomori's famous Miso Curry Milk Ramen, you can add some butter into it too! they aren't "2 servings per cup," and they are in fact 1 serving per 1 cup noodle. Heat the water in a separate container. BUT everyone I know knows that its not something you can eat often, cause apparently eating Maggi Noodles too much makes your hair FALL OUT and screws up your health. So now I am wondering if my favorite brand of Chinese Noodles, by China Bowl, is deep fried also. Interestingly in the UK, brands such as Pot Noodle and SuperNoodles introduced the concept of instant ramen in the 1970s and subsequently defined the 'impression' the nation has of these foods. Kinda funny that so many people here had the same idea. I have just cup noodles for lunch perhaps.. 2 or 3 times a week. All are just too salty. I buy some air dried noodles here that come in packages of 4 in 1. A fairly even ratio of beneficial and harmful qualities. So, let's see, I can live FOREVER if if don't eat instant ramen, but us ramen eaters will die someday. The package is not marked as ramen noodles, though. Please turn your Ad Blocker off to see this content. Some people erroneously think instant ramen is healthy just because it’s Japanese. Category 'C' usually denotes to both good and bad qualities. Now I just have it on a rare occasion if I really want it. All done in 15 minutes! Now, knowing that it had been deep-fried, I have to thank you very much. While consuming/doing something unhealthy once in a blue moon shouldn't hurt, we definitely recommend eliminating 'D' items as a regular part of your routine/diet. Earlier that week a friend of mine also had a serious migraine. actually, cup noodles i believe are only 290 cal~ each. Rice, for example, can be good or bad depending on the type. Japanese actually package dried flavored ramen noodles like that as a snack...and if you wish, you can cook it too! Sorry about that. Cup noodles (also called cup ramen, pot noodles, etc.) The saturated fat in the noodles is unfortunate, but manageable for 14 cents. I've noticed that in the west, or in the U.S. anyway, there's this interesting correlation: hot food = 'nourishing', and cold (or rather, cooked and cold, un-reheated) food = 'sad'. You chop up something and toss it in, and then you respond to a couple of emails. Nissin Cup O'Noodles Ramen Noodle Soup, Beef, Chicken, and Shrimp Variety, 2.25-Ounce (Pack of 6) with Spice of Life Sporks 3.3 out of 5 stars 11 $14.99 $ 14 . are just as bad. Well I think you are splitting hairs here. 13 grams of fat for a meal is not that bad. I also love a bowl of Vietnamese beef pho, rice noodles with all types of beef cuts, with condiments such as mung bean sprouts, Thai basil, cilantro, lime wedges and jalapenos. Set food and drink neon sign. You are only "saving" the time if you just stand there watching the water boil. It saddens me that some kids eat that stuff all the time, and that some of them often don't have a choice. Energy=calories. I kind of wince when my boyfriend thinks that adding an egg and vegetables will make his instant noodles any healthier, and wince twice when he downs all the soup. Eating raman in a raman shop is healthier than eating it from the package, or cup. The main part of the Cup Noodle costume is the cup! I love sushi, many teas and rices. Very healthy and numerous health benefits. When I think about the way most college students eat, I shudder. the pain on my stomach is VERY terrible, i know you wont like it to be in your stomach. They do cook up rather quickly, so I am guessing that they are. Written by Jeff Volling DIY Instant Noodle Cups, a Healthier Version - This Lil Piglet Literally. 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