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Why you should not eat samosas in the evening

Samosa is a fried food that is normally made with all-purpose flour. It contains about 240 calories which are loaded with carbohydrates, saturated fats and has no other nutrients.

Samosas are known to be served commonly with tea in the morning and evening or maybe if there is a chama you opt to make some. It has become a tradition which needs to come to a halt because it can bring about health complications.

According to Times of India, it is known to contain transfats which lead to increase of abdominal fat and abnormal cholesterol levels. This also makes one be prone to diabetes, blood pressure and stroke.

They have excessive salt. Salt is normally used in the dough and filling so that it can make the samosa tastier. There will be high water retention, soggy eyes, bad sleep and poor skin health.

Samosas contain too many carbohydrates whereby there is refined flour and potato fillings involved. The potato fillings may not cause harm but once it is fried with excess butter, salt, refined flour, that is dangerous.

The refined flour that is packed in the samosa is unhealthy. This is because it can lead metabolic issues, blood sugar level problems, weight gain and heart problems.

 

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