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Why China’s appetite for instant noodles is dwindling   [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2017-11-26 18:06:36 |Display all floors
Instant noodles are just another type of fast food, similar to hamburgers, French fries, with regard to nutrition, and palatability. You should go for it only when you seek to fill your stomach up, rather than get yourself nourished.
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Post time 2017-11-28 21:03:11 |Display all floors
More dangerous than macdonalds. With instant noodles your organs begin to fail after about 4days like the dutch guy in changsha airport who was waiting for his blind date. With macdonalds its about 3 weeks or so according to one guy who ate nothing except macs for 1month
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Post time 2017-11-29 06:21:28 |Display all floors
Liononthehunt Post time: 2017-11-26 18:06
Instant noodles are just another type of fast food, similar to hamburgers, French fries, with regard ...

No, instant noodles are not "similar to hamburgers". They are devoid of any nutrients whereas a hamburger consists of meat and possibly cheese. The latter is a rich source of calcium that helps maintain bones in healthy shape. Also a hamburger comes with fresh lettuce whereas Chinese instant noodles merely come with dehydrated pieces of veggies, and a very tiny amount they are too

The broth that comes with Chinese instant noodles is tasty but at the same time it contains dangerous levels of chemicals.

Interestingly I saw Chinese-made instant rice at the Canton Trade Fair ca. ten years ago but such instant fare is not popular (perhaps unfortunately).

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Post time 2017-11-29 06:42:42 |Display all floors
I believe instant noodles will remain a staple in China for some more time although people in general now increasingly enjoy a wider selection of foods. Twenty years ago no one in China ate dairy products. Today they are common. Chinese are learning how to produce cheese for example. Pizza is now widely available all over China. Recently the U.S. and Chinese governments made a big hullabaloo about striking up an agreement to export beef from the U.S.A. to China. Chinese stomachs cannot eat more food now than they could in the past, so all these new-fangled food types displace some of the regular standbys, such as instant noodles and the ubiquitous rice. Hello modernity, you are welcome!

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Post time 2017-11-29 07:59:51 |Display all floors
Liononthehunt Post time: 2017-11-26 18:06
Instant noodles are just another type of fast food, similar to hamburgers, French fries, with regard ...

When cooked properly, hamburgers and french fries are quite nutritious, and palatable.
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Post time 2017-11-29 20:17:28 |Display all floors
cmknight Post time: 2017-11-29 07:59
When cooked properly, hamburgers and french fries are quite nutritious, and palatable.

Yeah, you need the calories to keep growing your waistline.

By the way, hamburgers, whether served in McDonald's or Burger Kings, all taste like wax. Tacos and burritos would be extraordinary treats to your taste buds.

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Post time 2017-11-29 20:28:55 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2017-11-29 06:21
No, instant noodles are not "similar to hamburgers". They are devoid of any nutrients whereas a ha ...

You apparently ignore the preservatives and antibiotics in the patties in hamburgers, which are indispensable in any processed food containing meat in the west.

And the french fries made of GM potatoes are probably your favorite.

Those are disgusting stuff, but anyway, enjoy your junk.
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