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.READ MORE: Little Girl Seen Wandering Alone On Long Island Found Say, Police Say
Women who ate fried fish or shellfish each day saw a seven-percent greater risk of dying.READ MORE: Roofing Students Help Build Home For New Jersey Family In Need
The study notes that up to a third of Americans eat fast food every day.MORE NEWS: New York City Announces $50 Million 'Community Care Plan' To Expand Senior Services
Researchers reportedly saw a correlation between fried food and death from heart disease, but didn’t find a link between fried food and cancer.