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Disadvantages of junk food

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Junk Food or Fast Food outlets have become extremely popular due to the rising demand among people across the globe. A lucrative business, offering a quick bite at reasonable cost this finger-licking delicacies comes with pack of disadvantages.

Filling your diet with junk food, causes many problems in your body.Junk food is often high in sugar,fat and calories, while providing very few nutrients. Enjoying Burger,Pizza,Potato chips or Cold drink now and then isn’t going to break your diet or any harm but overindulging in junk food can have negative physical and emotional consequences.There are some most common disease and other side effects caused by fast food.

Obesity

Obesity means having too much body fat. It is not the same as weighing too much or overweight. Fast food is high in calories and sugar that contribute to increased weight gain. Fast food also replace healthy eating habits,people who consume fast foods are less likely to eat fruits, vegetables, milk etc, this change in eating habits can easily leads to Obesity.

Heart  Disease

People who eat fast food four or more times in a week, up their risk of dying from heart disease by 80 percent, because of the high level of saturated or trans fats found in much of the food. Those fat can clog the arteries and over time, contribute to high cholesterol levels.

Type 2 Diabetes

This type of diabetes is often caused by poor lifestyle  choices, such as being overweight and not being physically active, There is side effects to consuming frequent amounts of fast food, Obesity which can lead to the development of diabetes.

Stress

It has been observed that a rich fat meal can increase your stress level in comparison to those who have a low fat meal. Certain foods and drink act as powerful stimulants to the body, are a direct cause of stress. Like caffeine containing foods ( coffee, tea, colas and chocolates ).

Peptic  Ulcer

Doctors believed that stress, spicy foods and alcohol caused most ulcers. Fast food which may causes ulcers are Pizzas, Chips, Salted snacks etc. Peptic Ulcer Disease is the most common ulcer of an area of the gastrointestinal tract that is usually acidic and very painful.

In addition to the medical disadvantages associated with fast food also puts a significant negative impact on social part of life.Fast food does not provide familys members opprtunity to set and eat at one place. Every one can buy and eat walking in the way, driving a vehicle and during his work in office, the satisfaction which a combine meal provide is lacking in Fast Food.

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