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6 reasons why you should never eat burnt toast

What is Acrylamide?/articles/food-facts/6-reasons-why-you-should-never-eat-burnt-toast/what-is-acrylamide/photostory/64976901.cms

It refers to a chemical that is often used in manufacturing paper and plastic. It is also used in certain packed food items. According to a Dutch study, when certain food items are cooked at a very high temperature, the chemical reaction results in the formation of acrylamide. Starchy food items like potato and bread have an amino acid called ‘Asparagine’, that when heated beyond a limit results in the formation of acrylamide and further causes health hazards.

Updated: January 2, 2019 — 1:03 pm

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