Whenever there is a mention about fried foods, the health conscious ones will run away from it. Like literally run in order to burn those calories after consuming fried food. But recent studies conclude that some foods will actually be beneficial for your health once you fry them.
The trick is to use a selective type of oil and quantity of oil to meet your requirements. Check out the story here.
So there's no need to worry for the health conscious people.
The key ingredient is Olive oil.
The studies show that deep frying your food in olive oil has a higher nutrient content when compared to consuming it raw.
Phenols are commonly found in fresh vegetables like potatoes or carrots and their content increases with olive oil.
This increased phenol content helps to prevent some chronic, age-related and degenerative diseases.
This preperation with olive oil is known to cause the highest increase in phenols.
Due to the oil absorption, the calorie content of the food also increases but that can be managed.
You could take small servings of the fried food in order to avoid the calorie content.
To a certain extent, yes. Make sure you consume the fried foods with phenols in a lesser quantity in order to avoid weight gain.