NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Delicious but deadly – that’s the warning for fried chicken lovers according to a new study.

Researchers, who published their findings the medical journal BMJ, reported that they found post-menopausal women who ate a serving of fried chicken each day have a 13-percent higher risk of death.

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Women who ate fried fish or shellfish each day saw a seven-percent greater risk of dying.

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The study notes that up to a third of Americans eat fast food every day.

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Researchers reportedly saw a correlation between fried food and death from heart disease, but didn’t find a link between fried food and cancer.