Here is All That You Need to Know About Junk Foods

Junk food is a sort of negative term for poor eatables containing high levels of calories from sugar or oil with little roughages, protein, vitamins, or minerals. Use of the phrase implies that a distinct food has little “nutritional benefit” and contains extreme fat, sugar, and calories. Junk food can also lead to high protein meal like meat prepared with saturated fat -which some consider may be harmful while few investigations have recorded no relationship in full fat and heart diseases; many hamburger outlets, fried chicken outlets, and the similar supply food gets regarded as junk food.

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The liver and intestine related diseases have risen in children having excessive junk food. Besides those in the medical profession, the society at large should know about the excessive consumption dangers involved in such junk foods.  Timely investigations can save one from the Cirrhosis Of the Liver, Biliary Atresia, hepatitis metabolic liver disease. Junk food is prepared quickly giving a lot of calories but with little nutritional value. Pizza is an exception when made of whole wheat flour, prepared with a topping of vegetables, tomato sauce, cheese, etc.

The satiation value is quite low on junk food, and therefore, it gets overeaten. Frequently, the junk food falls into the category of snacks or fast foods as they have much of sugar or high-fructose corn syrup or having white flour base. The commercially packed and prepared junk foods are chips, snack cake puffs, or cookies, or candy bars and promoted as energy foods.

In spite of being designated as “junk,” such foods do not pose any urgent health concerns and are safe when integrated into a well-balanced diet. However, concerns about the unfavorable health effects resulting from the consumption of a “junk food” heavy diet, especially obesity, have led to standard health information drives, and limitations on promotion and sale in different countries.

Here is the link to see 25Junk foods facts that might convince you to eat healthier:


Former Sailing Sea Captain at V.Ships, Miami, FL, USA (retired in 2009). Studied BA (Sophomore) at The Principia, now lives in Jaipur, India

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