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Life today is not like how it was before. Along time ago, people ate foods that are very good for their health. They ate foods that do not contain chemicals, preservatives, artificial colors, and artificial flavors. People also had a lot of time to cook their own foods. Therefore those people were not been affected by the food that they ate, because all of the foods that they had were natural foods and healthy. That’s way they did not have any problem on their health and they lived longer than now. But these days, every one is busy and don’t have time to cook their own food. People eat foods that are easily cooked or ready cooked. They do not even think of what they eat, and if it can effect their health or not. That is a bad way that most people do because our health depends on what we eat daily. Foods are the building blocks of every cell in the body, are responsible for the proper functioning of the whole body. It is important, for that reason, to know what is good for our body and what is not. Foods can be classified into two types, unhealthy (junk) and healthy food. Some people do not have time to cook what they want to eat or they don’t want to spend a lot of time cooking. Therefore they eat foods that contains a very low or no nutrition value. Ready made foods can contain ingredients that are added to increase the shelf life. Healthy food can be found in fruits, vegetables, meat, nuts, seafood and dairy foods. They are also not of the frozen foods and with out chemical fertilizers. It also aids in the absorption of protein. The other advantage is that healthy foods have no preservatives with natural color, and flavors. There are some advantages and disadvantages of eating junk foods. Mega-doses to vitamin E can cause headaches, blurred vision, extreme fatigue, muscle weakness and destroyed vitamin K in the gut. They are essential to the normal function that our body performs each day. Vitamins can be classified into many types such as vitamin A, B, C, D, E, and K. The advantages of eating junk foods are that they save time. There for we should be careful to every food that we eat. Because if we eat them a lot they may cause some disadvantages to our health. Each one of those vitamins are found in fruit, vegetable, meat, nut, seafood, and dairy foods. Therefore we should be careful, and we should balance our food that we eat. Interesting facts. Did you know?..
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A healthy diet is one that helps maintain or improve health. It is important for the prevention of many chronic health risks such as: obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.
and little or no fruit. and an adequate amount of water.A healthy diet involves consuming appropriate amounts of all nutrients. fried chicken and donuts The Luther Burger. Nutrients can be obtained from many different foods. Junk food includes foods such as soft drinks. ice cream. chocolate and other confectionery. is considered a junk food partially due to the high sugar and fat content. French fries. Junk food Junk food is an informal term applied to some foods which are perceived to have little or no nutritional value. a bacon cheeseburger which employs a glazed donut in place of each bun. or sugar. hot dogs. pizza. hamburgers. or dietary fibre. The term was coined by Michael Jacobson. cookies. Junk foods are typically ready to eat convenience foods containing high levels of saturated fats. cake. so there are a wide variety of diets that may be considered healthy diets. in 1972. director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest. salt. or to those considered unhealthy to consume at all. vegetables. Fresh vegetables are important components of a healthy diet. or to products with nutritional value but which also have ingredients considered unhealthy when regularly eaten. 2 .
following a high profile media campaign by the chef Jamie Oliver and a threat of court action from the National Heart Forum. requiring more food for pleasure. After the junk food was taken away and replaced with a healthy diet. As junk foods don't provide you with essential nutrients. These are traced to affect in immediate and medium term periods. On the up stream. Some of them are long term while others are short-term effects. cartoon characters and health or nutrition claims. Health effects A study by Paul Johnson and Paul Kenny at The Scripps Research Institute suggested that junk food alters brain activity in a manner similar to addictive drugs like cocaine or heroin. The ban also includes marketing using celebrities. Consuming deficient nutrients could be as a supplement. Myocardial infarction (a sever heart failure) is due to plaque formation in arteries which demands heart to put in extra effort to pump blood on the down stream.Marketing During 2006.heart fatigues by the continuous extra effort it 3 . even though they can be very much sufficing. in the United Kingdom. When you have a sumptuous junk meal rich in oil you feel drowsy and fail to concentrate. blood circulation drops due to fat accumulation. Over sustained periods of junk food eating. you feel weakened. A 2007 British Journal of Nutrition study found that mothers who eat junk food during pregnancy increased the likelihood of unhealthy eating habits in their children. The Food Standards Agency was one of many respondents. launched a consultation on advertising of foods to children. After many weeks on a junk food diet. Lack of vital oxygen. Heart Diseases: Junk food diet is a major cause of heart diseases. As a result. the pleasure centers of rat brains became desensitized. a ban on advertising during children's television programmes and programmes aimed at school aged children (5-16) was announced. This causes two damages to heart . nutrients and proteins particularly can stale your grey (brain) cells temporarily. the UK advertising regulator and competition authority. Poor concentration: This is another result of junk food habit. Harmful Effects Of Junk Food Here are some Junk Food Facts that help you understand the harmful effects of eating them. the rats starved for two weeks instead of eating nutritious fare. there is lack of returning blood to heart. Lack of energy: This is known as a short-term adverse effect resulting from eating junk foods.
This is partly so owing to junk food advertising. High Cholesterol: Apart from forming plaques and constricting arteries. some foods. are better off left alone. Do not let children to get habituated to junk foods. moreover. no matter how good they taste. Here are some useful tips to avoid junk foods. Controlling the temptation is not as hard as alcoholism can be. It is in your hands choose junk food or health.makes and it suffers oxygen supply. High cholesterol from junk food and diet strains liver damaging it eventually. How to Avoid Junk Food Clever junk food advertising and the lure of convenience in addition to taste get people to junk food addiction. Controlling children from eating junk foods in schools is another step that helps in a long term. Junk food. the lure is strong enough to get you addicted. cholesterol also affects liver where it is metabolized." but the truth is. our bodies have enough stamina to take care off occasional junk food eating. the name itself is tempting enough. not all foods are junk. The onset and remedy both take a long time and a great determination to win. beware. This is a long term effect. Schools administration along with parents has a responsibility to educate children about junk foods in schools. • • • • Junk food and children have a strange affinity to each other. The 6 Most Unhealthy Foods You Should Avoid at All Costs Some people swear by the mantra "everything in moderation. Keeping good food nearby and having meals right on time may help in this direction. This helps you separate junk food and diet from your regimen. Finally. However. Develop awareness for fitness. 4 . Awareness on junk food facts is lacking dramatically in every corner of the society. Eliminating the temptation is one way to avoid it.
150 calories. And if you're looking to improve yours. consumer group.S. CSPI has recently petitioned the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling for cigarette-style warnings on soft drinks to warn people of their potential health risks (weight gain. French fries contain at least two types of cancer-causing compounds. A major part of the problem is that sodas have become a staple in many people's diets. Jacobson. "I estimate that acrylamide causes several thousand cancers per year in Americans. heart disease. "Acrylamide is yet another reason to eat less of those foods. a known carcinogen and neurotoxin that is formed when foods are baked or fried at high temperatures.and do everything they can to return those beverages to their former role as an occasional treat. You knew it was coming .liquid candy -. diabetes.. In fact." 5 .." said CSPI executive director Michael F. An average can of soda has 10 teaspoons of sugar." says the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). When CSPI conducted tests on some popular brands of French fries and chips. cancer and stroke). "Parents and health officials need to recognize soft drinks for what they are -. Potato chips and French fries.If you need a little motivation to stay away from these most unhealthy foods. consider that four of the 10 leading causes of death in the United States are related to diet (diabetes." said Clark University research professor Dale Hattis. A study in the journal Pediatrics found that 56 percent to 85 percent of children consume at least one soft drink a day. 1. and 20 percent of adolescent males drink four or more sodas a day. These popular snack foods contain acrylamide. 30 to 55 mg of caffeine. a U. they found that the acrylamide in a large order of fast food fries was at least 300 times the amount allowed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a glass of water. Soda. artificial food colors and sulphites. cutting back on these six foods is a great place to start. tooth decay and more). "There has long been reason for Americans to eat less greasy French fries and snack chips. 2. Diet sodas have the even-more-unhealthy artificial sweeteners.
pepperoni and other processed meats) contain a carcinogenic precursor ingredient known as sodium nitrite (sodium nitrate is closely related). Tasty. the only thing good about them is the hole. opt for baked goods from your local bakery (which is less likely to use hydrogenated oil for a long shelf-life and is likely to use butter instead of margarine." says nutritionist Mike Adams. cancer-causing ingredient that has no place in the human food supply. preservatives and artificial flavors and colors. These foods also contain trans fats. commercial baked goods typically contain more trans fats than any other food because not only are they often made with hydrogenated oils. flour. "When it comes to health. stroke and cancer. diabetes. But break a doughnut down and you'll find nothing more than refined sugar and flour. What makes these foods so bad is that they almost always contain high amounts of trans fats and a host of other unsavory additives including corn syrup. "Sodium nitrite is a dangerous. yes. 6 . people who consumed the most nitrite/nitrate-free processed meats (hot dogs and sausage) showed a 67 percent increased variety. 3. Processed meats like these (and others including sausages. They have no redeeming qualities whatsoever. 5.000 people for seven years. Doughnuts. This category actually includes all varieties of baked goods. they're fried in them too. Doughnuts: A somehow tasty concoction of refined sugar.But that's not all. If you're not ready to give up your morning treat just yet. risk of pancreatic cancer over those who consumed little or no meat products. A hot dog now and then can be reasonably healthy if you seek out a And. trans fats and artificial flavors with zero nutritional value. which typically contains trans fat) or make them yourself." said Carla Wolper. nutritionist at the New York Obesity Research Center. Coffee Cake and Other Baked Goods. according to a University of Hawaii study that followed nearly 200. the artery-clogging fat that's been linked to raising bad cholesterol (and lowering the good kind). including packaged cake and biscuit mixes. 4. Luncheon Meats/Hot Dogs. and increasing the risk of heart disease. In fact. bacon. author of the Grocery Warning Manual. artificial flavors and partially hydrogenated oil that's loaded with trans fats.
How unhealthy is your junk food? You read every where that you should avoid junk food this and that bla. sodium and artificial preservatives like MSG. However. to make your own homemade variety. Here we're talking about the traditional.000 milligrams of salt (and most people eat more than one cup). The alternative is. Let’s check the reality. of course. Most Americans survive with fast food. This can be controlled by eating less amount and with it take a walk to reduce the calories gained. Canned Soup. but most canned (and packaged) soups have high levels of trans fats. canned soups you find in your grocery store. but be sure to read the label. And your days go like this. organic brands. there is no harm. which is tons considering dietary guidelines recommend consuming no more than 2. Eating fast food is not as bad as it sounds to be and the most important thing is that who stops going to McDonald and pizza hut even after so many controversial issues. Is there any difference between the American and Indian standard that food made in India is not clean and use adulterated cooking oil or is it just the hypochondria of audience? Morning when you walk out from home your mother yells at you not to eat fast food. One can eat and live healthily. Neither you and nor me! 7 . particularly natural. It saves time for the person who doesn’t have time to go for grocery shopping and cook by themselves. Fast food is filling and it saves time then why do we assume that the food is not good. There are healthy options out there. Yet you come back home with stuffing burgers and pizzas in your belly pot but nothing happens. CONCLUSION Junk food is considered as bad and fattening food. The truth is that the method of preparation is not too different but yes there is a bit of unhealthiness when consume too much junk food.Here's some good news: you can find various varieties of nitrite/nitrate-free meats in any health food store. Yes you must not make it your morning evening food but yes you can depend on it.400 milligrams for the entire day. The only problems which are related with eating junk food are becoming fat and obese. 6. Eating junk food is not as bad as it is credited by the people.Bla. Had it been very bad then how millions of Americans would still alive? Main point is one can conveniently eat junk food in alternate days. it is not exactly how the consumers complain about the side affects of eating junk food. Just one cup of canned soup can have almost 1. This may come as a surprise.
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