Foods that are harmful to health?

Can You Identify Which Foods Are Harmful To Health? In fact, it is difficult for an average person to determine if they are healthy.

At present, it is very common all over the world to have a diet that is extremely harmful to health.

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According to the American Heart Association, the most unhealthy foods contain a lot of processed foods, such as fast food and snack food.

Highly processed foods are low in health benefits (vitamins, minerals and antioxidants), while stomachs are full of harmful calories due to salt and sugar.

Processed foods can be chips, cookies, cakes, sweet cereals and other fast food items.

What makes food unhealthy?

According to the American Heart Association, cooking methods and the ingredients in them make a food unhealthy, such as salt, sugar and fats (saturated fats and trans fats) are important ingredients that are harmful to health. 

Association,avoiding salt and added sugar

According to the American Heart Association of salt and sugar foods are very bad, they increase the risk of other diseases, including heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

For good heart health, Not more than 1500 mg of salt and 6 teaspoons of sugar should be used

How to avoid a poor diet?

Think carefully about processed food choices.

Avoid high-salt foods, choose low-fat meats and never skip meals as doing so increases the appetite for sweet or salty foods.

Research from the University of Bonn in Germany has found that eating fast or junk food weakens the body’s immune system as if you were being attacked by a serious disease.

Research has shown that the habit of eating fast food often results in the cells of the body’s immune system becoming more aggressive over time, leading to an increased risk of serious diseases.

The researchers said that the results could explain the link between fast food and hardening of the arteries.

According to research, because fast food is rich in fat, sugar and salt, which has negative effects on health, such as diabetes, blood vessel diseases that can lead to heart attack and stroke, while the risk of bowel cancer, etc. is increased. Is.



4th Professional Medical Student. Karachi Medical and Dental College.

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