Grilling Speeds Aging

Alisa Bowman’s “Grill, Interrupted“:

Researchers have found that some of the most common cooking methods–grilling, frying, and microwaving–and the way we process some of our favorite foods (lunch meats, hotdogs, potato chips) react with sugars and fats in those edibles to create destructive compounds called advanced glycation end products (AGEs). These molecular pests can shift our aging process into fifth gear.