Junk Food Not Good For Health

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Junk Food — Unhealthy Junk Food We know French fries tastes yum, and so does potato chips, candy bars, and soda! But have you ever paused to wonder what makes junk food bad for health? No matter how appetizing a proposition they may appear, know that they always do more harm than good to your body. To know more on why junk food is not good for health, just scroll down.


 


Junk Food Bad For Health


  • Scoffing on junk food actually makes you want to eat more. Recent scientific studies have affirmed that bingeing on junk food gradually destroys brain’s ability to curb appetite. As a result, people end up eating more than required for their body. Fatty, greasy junk foods impair brain cells that control weight thereby resulting in a vicious circle of obesity.

  • Most junk foods that we find on the shelves are processed foods that have been stripped of most of its nutrients. What’s worse is that these foods are then bombarded with chemical preservatives and synthetic vitamins to prolong their shelf life. Just because most of the junk stuffs that we eat are deplete of all essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals, they have adverse effects on our health.

  • Junks foods are usually high on calories. Bingeing on junk foods every now and then hence trigger a calorie overload. Result, weight gain, obesity, vitamin deficiency, heart disease, high blood pressure, cholesterol and other health complications.

  • Junk foods contain sugar, sodium, hydrogenated fats (trans fats), additives, and artificial colors that are a strict no-no when it comes to your health and well-being.


 


There is no denying that junk food is bad for your health and even bingeing in moderation can leave you with a slew of health complications.


 


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Hyde.Ray's picture
i agree. can u elaborate on this obvious fact please?