In today's scenario, junk food needs no introduction. Well, everyone in this age of convenience are enjoying the taste of junk foods. Junks foods are the most popular food because they are delicious, filling, affordable and readily available.
Junk food is all good tasting, except the fact that it is not nutritionally balanced. It might affect your health if consumed on the regular basis.
In the following article, i have listed few harmful effects of junk food.
In the age of fast food, obesity is the most common problem. Junk foods are loaded with lots of fat, sugar, calories, salt and carbs and therefore not all healthy. Eating excessive amount of junk food leads to obesity and malnutrition. It also cuts down the energy levels of the body.
Junk foods contain high amount of oil and fat and therefore our body finds difficulty to digest. When we consume the junk foods in excessive amount, major portion of the blood gets diverted to intestine and thus we feel drowsy and encounter reduced concentration.
Your liver might be damaged due to junks food's consumption. Junk foods are deficient in dietary fiber and micro-nutrients such as vitamins and minerals.
Your heart might not work properly in the long run on consuming excessive amount of junk foods. You might suffer from heart diseases like cardiac arrest and atherosclerosis.
The pancreas might be damaged resulting in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
Junk food is a kind of addictive; you get hooked on to it and continue eating it in an uncontrolled way despite the fact that it not healthy. The more you consume, the more difficult you will find to opt for healthy food. Ending a junk food addiction might be difficult but not impossible. To begin with, you can successively decrease the frequency of eating junk food and try to eat more homemade foods.
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