I'm not familiar with the brand, but if the noodles are dried, check to see if they have been deep-fried to dessicate them (you can tell that by looking at the list of ingredients and see if oil is among the first listed). I rarely make these instant ramen anymore. Wow, very interesting article. Category 'C' usually denotes to both good and bad qualities. DELICIOUS!! i was wondering if you know anything regarding the nutritional information of ramen in a ramen shop. 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! Not trying to be discriminatory or racist, but my friends chow down noodles on a daily basis sometimes. Sometimes I get very little time on my hands to eat a lunch since I'm a teacher and my kids eat up my time on me. Yes, I believe that it is. Health is wealth, good health gives an individual a lot of benefits, a person could participate actively in society and can perform responsibilities effectively. But of course, real ramen is, if prepared well, delicious. How about Korean ramyeon? Well, about the forth bite I bit into a piece of cabbage or lettuce so I thought. So er, yes. I certainly enjoyed the level-headed insight on this Yakisoba one. The msg in it gives me a migraine, note not a headache a migraine. Never mind that both the bag of potato chips and the instant ramen mostly contain refined carbohydrates, fat and salt. I do love a bowl of fresh Chinese egg noodles with wonton shrimp dumplings topped with roast duck and Chinese broccoli. And you can omit the greens (not not the green onions)! Eat that for lunch,then try to eat something else for dinner or breakfast,with sodium,as its in EVERYTHING,you go over the limit. PS I've used many of your recipes and always comes out perfect! This cup has a ‘Spork’ which can be used as a fork to have noodles and a spoon to have the curry along. Also, while using less of the spice pack is a good idea, the main damage comes from the noodles themselves. (and saves money if you think about it), With instant ramen, I generally put ham, beansprouts fried in sesame oil with a pinch of salt and an egg in to give it some nutrition and avoid drinking the soup. 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. To answer your last question in your post,I think we eat junk food because we want instant gratification even though we will pay for it later. Do you eat a bag of potato chips or Doritos as a meal? I don't know how someone could go so long without eating any fresh foods! 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. 'N' stands for neutral. Where as I didn't gain any weight eating noodles. Next time, I'll boil some green beans and I'll try those with the noodles. I've even heard some Brits and Aussies talk about how their marmite and vegemite, respectively, have an umami flavor! Just reading the nutritional information on the package should be enough to getting anyone to think twice about actually buying this stuff. Alibaba.com offers 2,267 disposable noodle cup products. Or I use my own homemade stock. Healthy. I'm kind of curious there's a Japanese equivalent to these noodles, really, because they're so simple some form of them are probably...everywhere. The original impetus for writing this post 3 years ago was seeing how many families on food stamps were heavily relying on instant ramen. How can you possibly keep comparing them? Cardboard is a ubiquitous packaging material, especially if, like me, you order a lot of things from the internet. My noodles are fried too but i can significantly cut back on the salt and mysterious flavorings. But I didn't realize one pack is supposed to be TWO servings, that's ridiculous! However, after getting diagnosed with IBS and being forced to eat healthy (and subsequently eating better), eating instant noodles again was...an interesting experience that left me slightly queasy after. Moderation is very important. That’s why Cup Noodles Stir Fry requires less water than our other meals—but it’s just as simple to prepare. Though true to a point, I think your article exaggerates. We were pretty poor and I often had to cook for myself so ramen was one of my main foods. ^_^. No I did not. Apparently they're no longer making the ramen. Noodles are so much more filling/satisfying than potato chips. Sad,but true. although Japan does have a lot of quakes, the buildings overall can handle them quite well. Real ramen is not any better for you, unfortunately! I just visited south east Asia - it's pretty common to see food carts that sell noodle soups... and they'll also make instant noodles for you if you like and add toppings. And did I mention tasty? At least with restaurant ramen you can say there are at least vegetables to at least balance it out a bit. My six year old is a big fan of ramen (maybe we watch too much Naruto?) I use to eat maruchan. Raw egg cooked in Cup Noodles makes a tasty flavor I like the best. If you drink soda or something cold, that would just harden the food. I agree that they are bad for you. Sometimes that's all that's left in the kitchen. I do think they taste great in that yummy junky kind of way though. I was out from work and out from school because my migraine headache was so intense. And yes, I do mean the 25-cents-a-pack, MSG-ridden grocery store kind. The noodles are so cheap, we sometimes find it cheaper (as a young family) to buy them just for the quick cooking noodles. Let's chill a little bit here. Wait. They replaced it with cup noodles, chips, fruit by the foot, and the occasional Nutrigrain bar. don't let the quakes scare you. So much of the food we eat, especially in western culture isn't even actual food... we eat products that are made to look and smell like food but really are a concoction of chemicals and fillers. At only 15-25 cents, it makes me feel like as I was eating the worst cheap ingredients that are mass produced and chosen because they are cheapen than other ingredients. Hmm, why is that? Pool noodles can be used for much more than fun in the pool. They are literally everywhere! Along with the noodles I throw in mushrooms and spinach, or whatever other fresh veggies I have on hand (some will take longer to cook, i.e. I consider that a major loss! I always drain almost all the water out, add half the spice packet, butter and the fried and scrambled egg. Mmmm. These are probably more healthful (not by much) than instant ramen that I made. The original instant ramen in a cup with no added MSG. Recently I've even started adding a dash of sesame oil. Maruchan is the most disgusting ramyun one can buy. (This has been brought up here before. I agree completely with your assessment! I actually don't even buy other kinds of (non instant) noodles in the shop anymore. Thank you! 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. There are air-dried instant ramen varieties out there, but they take a bit longer to cook (though it's only about 5 minutes), and more importantly are not the real cheap kind. Personally I love Japan. Thats a big thing for me. ( California ) there are so many Asian markets where you can buy fresh Chinese or Japanse noodles. I fell in love with Kyoto. I don't eat this stuff daily or anything - maybe monthly! We call all instant noodles "instant noodles" and take no notice at all of which Asian country's cuisine they are supposed to represent. I have to cut back. Maki, how are rice noodle bowls for you? Then slip a string or ribbon through it and hang from a tree close to your window. I'm a uni student and I generally stick to rice, miso soup, tinned fish and pasta. Funny isn't it? It's the best in the world. Do you happen to know the brand, and if it is deep fried? Udon, soba, etc. I will rephrase "My Home - My Castle" to "My body is My home and My castle is My health". Then, I add about a quarter (less if I used stock instead of water) of the seasoning packet and throw the rest in the trash. http://agico.carbonmade.com/projects/4322394#1, i thik ramen noodles are bad for because they have bad oil. I can whip it up and take can take it to school in a thermos for lunch. (But then again...what's the point of instant ramen without that soup?) they aren't "2 servings per cup," and they are in fact 1 serving per 1 cup noodle. please reply soon. I don't believe in totally banning certain kinds of foods from your diet, since that leads to cravings, which build up and build up until you cave in to those cravings - more often than not in excessive amounts. Kinda funny that so many people here had the same idea. THE ORIGINAL. Its more so the MSG that is unhealthy due to the sodium levels of it. The last time I had it, I unwisely checked the calorie count while eating and saw that it was well over 1000. If you are wondering whether or not Cup Noodles have any nutritional value that could in some way offset the dangers already describes, the answer (unfortunately) is "no." I eat alot of ramen for finacial reasons and i think the world wouldnt be in so much poverty if everyone just ate more ramen lol. Some people erroneously think instant ramen is healthy just because it's Japanese. Cup noodles (also called cup ramen, pot noodles, etc.) No matter you believe in it or not. I TOTALLY agree! 99 ($14.99/Count) Then, I add a tiny dash of sesame oil (a little goes a long way), a heaping tablespoon of soy sauce, and sriracha to taste (I usually do about a half a teaspoon). Now, I can't eat it any more. thanks! I really want to know is what instant brands are non-fried and air dried only? Besides Cup Noodles, the other banned EPS items are food service containers including plate-lunch hinged clamshells, cups, plates, bowls, and serving trays. So, although something may be rated an 'A+', overconsumption/overdoing can bring unwanted effects. They are a deep fried refined wheat product. As far as I know, no empirical link has been found between MSG consumption and illness. I ask my friends, who for the majority are asian, if they even have thought about the healthiness of the noodles. Quick? The instant noodles are just so friggin convenient, cheap, and fairly tasty. Well I think you are splitting hairs here. I've managed restricted myself to one a week. I don't add the oil/fat part, just the stock powder, and I also put a bit of extra seasoning in it. So um, yes. ^^. Enough noodles to last you over a month! I heard this very recently, and I knew that ramen couldn't be as nutritious as other foods. Maki, have you ever heard of a magazine called "Cook's Illustrated"? no matter where you go there are natural distasters. And when adding two fresh tomatoes in it: it's the bomb! (it's basically fresh noodles). Add a teaspoon of curry powder into the cup noodles and instead of hot water, use warm milk instead. 02-19-2016, 02-19-2016 Power varies, so watch the water as it heats so you'll know when it's hot enough. Thanks again for all the wonderful information you post. Did I mention healthy? Doesn't get much worse than that. At least in the UK, the recommended daily calorie intake is 1600 calories AFAIK (adult men and women of all ages). Are too lazy to cook Due to the high amount of sodium and other unhealthy factors, Cup Noodles are a leading cause of metabolic syndrome, which seriously increases your risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (Comments are now closed. I live in mexico and know no one who eats this crap... aren't stereotypes just awesome? I certainly hope people don't eat much of these noodles everyday or frequently. "calorific and cardio-toxic", priceless!! (have you ever tried Huy Fong, Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce, by itself on a cracker? Not using all of the soup packet that comes with the noodles can cut down a little bit on the fat, and a lot on the salt. Love ramen... haven't had it in a few months though (whoo? Cover it with peanut butter and roll it in bird seed. I did not not know that the noodles were deep fried! The high processed noddles are still processed. And really, how satisfying is a cup noodle? By the way, instant noodles and ramen both were invented by Formosan Japanese. I care deeply about simple noodle dishes. Visited this site as I was looking for better alternatives. When I think about the way most college students eat, I shudder. Still, moderation is important. When I was in high school, like every other school, they served disgusting school lunches. Something just wasn't right so I took what I thought was cabbage or lettuce out of my mouth and inspected it and it turned out to be a piece of plastic like plastic wrap. It's the truth. Pictures of things that are recognizable as other objects. If you buy a good sized batch of noodles and a bunch of good-quality canned broth, and you should always have on hand add-ins: left over meat, veggies (especially green onions), and of course basic spices, your cost shouldn't be that much more. We often put pak choi, eggs, spring onions and other vegetables with the noodles. I do recommend that you do drink hot brewed tea with a bowl of it. Very healthy and numerous health benefits. I knew the fat and salt content was high. The 'better' types of instant yakisoba noodles come with that small packet of mayonnaise to add to the sauce... ^_^; The reason it made you and your mom sick is the same reason you eat it: one of the main "mystery ingredients" in instant ramen noodles is TONS of MSG! All done in 15 minutes! ), I really despise instant ramen, especially the kind inn a cup. And tasty! Frequently eating ramen for a meal and switching to a more expensive, healthier alternative for another is completely reasonable. I never knew anyone thought it was 'healthy', that's kind of crazy. We would go to NYC chinatown and find awesome flavors in the basement of Kam Man super market. To put it simply, an umami flavor is, universally, an umami flavor that there is no other word for. I could only think if this could get in my cup of noodles, what else could be in my soup. Thanks for keeping me fed! or sad? So eating noodles this way isn't as bad. I couldn't see the logic in drinking all of the broth so I only ate half and poured the rest down the sink.:). However I disagree that the fat content and calorie count of a cup of cup noodles is a major issue. Arsenic is very, very bad for you. Ramen is one of those foods I know a lot of pregnant women love to eat, myself included in that bunch at times. Cup Ramen Cup Noodles Clipart Picture Large 2017/02/15 Cup Of Noodles I love going to the old traditonal establishments. I just love it so much! bad for you, and bad for the environment, but handy when on the run, no matter where. There isn't one "natural" ingredient in the stuff. Both are VERY much considered junk foods and are often a by-word for bad food. the stomachache got better as i eat other natural stuff, They are delicious, but i notice that the delicious part was the main problem of inst ramen. For more than 45 years, Nissin Cup Noodles® has been warming bellies and putting smiles on faces. Thanks. Things rated a 'B' may have some harmful qualities to pay attention to. When I was younger, I remember my mother found whole wheat instant ramen that didn't use any MSG or artificial flavors ... they may still have been deep-fried, though. One time after eating instant ramen noodles I threw up. I'm in the uk, so any American spelling of words is also a no-no - you need to at least taylor the cv for the country in which you are applying for a job. 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. 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