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Harmful effects of junk food on health

  • Regular consumption of junk food is one of the leading factors responsible for obesity.
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    Regular consumption of junk food is one of the leading factors responsible for obesity.

  • Consumption of soft drinks (containing sugar) has been associated with excess weight gain and an elevated risk for the development of type 2 diabetes.
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    Consumption of soft drinks (containing sugar) has been associated with excess weight gain and an elevated risk for the development of type 2 diabetes.

  • High cholesterol resulting from junk food puts undue strain on the liver, causing long-term damage to this essential organ.
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    High cholesterol resulting from junk food puts undue strain on the liver, causing long-term damage to this essential organ.

  • Junk food diet is a major cause of heart diseases.
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    Junk food diet is a major cause of heart diseases.

  • Research has suggested that diets high in fat may also impair essential brain functions, like concentration and memory.
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    Research has suggested that diets high in fat may also impair essential brain functions, like concentration and memory.

  • Fast food is grossly filled with refined foods, sugars and salts. If you have high blood pressure or cholesterol, it is probably one of the worst things you can have.
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    Fast food is grossly filled with refined foods, sugars and salts. If you have high blood pressure or cholesterol, it is probably one of the worst things you can have.

  • Junk foods don't provide you with any essential nutrient, even though they can be very much sufficing, you feel weakened.
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    Junk foods don't provide you with any essential nutrient, even though they can be very much sufficing, you feel weakened.

  • Lack of vital oxygen, nutrients and proteins particularly can stale your grey (brain) cells temporarily.
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    Lack of vital oxygen, nutrients and proteins particularly can stale your grey (brain) cells temporarily.

  • High cholesterol from junk food and diet strains liver damaging it eventually.
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    High cholesterol from junk food and diet strains liver damaging it eventually.

  • Fried foods taste good, but they are terrible for you, especially foods fried in partially hydrogenated or trans fat oils. These oils lower good cholesterol and increase bad cholesterol.
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    Fried foods taste good, but they are terrible for you, especially foods fried in partially hydrogenated or trans fat oils. These oils lower good cholesterol and increase bad cholesterol.

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