Study: Fried foods shorten life, especially for women

Nobody ever said fried foods were healthy, but now there's the first direct evidence they can kill you - and it's especially true for women.

Women who eat more than one serving of fried chicken or fish a week have a higher risk of heart disease and early death.

Obesity is a factor because women eating fried foods tend to eat more calories.

But doctors also think the type of cooking oil, and the commercial preparation play a role, since other countries eating fried foods don't have heart problems.


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