India is the place for foodies and it has different varieties of food with authentic taste and exotic flavors. India is known for its spices and spicy food. The richness of Indian culture is one of the results of its diversity in tastes. We eat Indian snacks on daily basis. Every city or state has its own special kind of local snack. And Indians are big fans of snacks but sometimes the snacks we eat daily could work as slow poison for our health.
So, here is the list of famous Indian snacks that are harmful to your health and are slow poison to your health.
1. Vada Pav
Vada Pav is every Mumbaikar’s favorite and not just in Mumbai but it is a nationwide famous snack. Vada Pav is very pocket-friendly and delicious snack. It’s each serving contains 286 calories which are a very high percentage for someone who is trying to lose weight. So if you are health conscious so consider avoiding it.
2. Potato Chips
Potato chips are not very surprising on the list. Deep fried potato chips are not a very good choice if you are fitness freak as a bag of potato chips contains a minimum of 30 to 40 grams of fat.
Samosa is a very lovable snack of India. It is also very pocket-friendly. A single piece of samosa contains 245 calories which are not considered as a good amount. And most of the people eat it on a daily basis which is not a healthy choice.
Another deep-fried flour-made item on the list. Bhaturas could be eaten along with Chhole. In compared with Bhaturas, Chapatis are considered as a healthy choice. So if you like Chhole-Bhature so much and wants it to be healthy then you could replace Bhaturas with Chapatis.
Burgers are quite famous among the youngsters of India. But they often forget that it is very unhealthy for your health. It contains a heavy amount of trans fat which is harmful to your health.
6. Medu Vada
It is a south based snack which is considered as healthy by a lot of people. But the way it is prepared is unhealthy. Any food which is deep-fried is not healthy for your body and so is Medu Vada.
The combination of Fafda-Jalebi originates from Gujrat. As we stated earlier that any food which is deep-fried is not healthy for your body and Fafda-Jalebi both are prepared by deep frying. Plus, Jalebi contains a lot of sugar which is deadly for diabetic patients and harmful for non-diabetic people.