ill-effects of junk foods
Junk food is an informal term applied to some foods that are applied to some foods that are perceived to have little or no nutritional value or to products with nutritional value but which also have ingredients considered unhealthy when regularly eaten, or to those considered unhealthy to consume at all.
The term was coined by Michael Jacobson, Director of the Center for Science in the Public in 1972
Saturated fat, sugar & salt
Little or no fruit, vegetables, or dietary vegetables, or dietary fibre
Common junk foods include salted snack foods (chips, crisps),
Candy, gum, most sweet candy,
Most sweet desserts,
Fried fast food,
Carbonated beverages (sodas) as well as alcoholic beverages.
Facts about Junk Foods:
Junk foods are known for the high amount of sugar present in them
The amount of minerals and vitamins is less in junk foods, while it is loaded with calories.
Food items such as chips, cookies, candy bars, muffins, fried foods, etc., contain foods, etc high amounts of hydrogenated oils and fats. The trans fats or hydrogenated oils present in these foods do not serve any purpose in the nourishment of the body.
The margin of profit earned by soft drink companies is around 97%. Thus, it is possible for them to resort to excessive spending in advertising their products.
ill Effect of Jink Food
Junk food is made using a lot of saturated fats. Such fats are unhealthy and on digestion can release a lot of toxins into your body. Your body gets food but not healthy food.
Junk food is sometimes made using ingredients that are not very clean. This can in the long run can spoil your stomach, liver and intestines.
Junk food does not contain vitamins and minerals and much of minerals and much of the nutrients seen in properly cooked food and in raw food so, it makes the person having such food very prone to illnesses.
Continuous eating of junk food exposes the body to too long periods of bad nutrition. The result is the release of free radicals which are the chief factors responsible for the ageing effect.
Eating junk food causes Weight gain Diabetes Heart diseases
To have good health & avoid ill effects have nutritious food.
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