In NUTRIENTS and Healthy Foods On 06 May 2017
Junk food which is rich in calories, fat, sugar and salt is much yummier and easier to prepare than healthy food. This food does not contain vital nutrients required for a good health and made up of fried and preserved food which does not remain natural. Moreover high refined sugar, hydrogenated fats, saturated fats, sodium, artificial sweeteners and calories make it an unhealthy food option. After eating junk food you feel satisfied but actually it lacks all the essential nutrients. So you just have the feeling of fullness and nothing else. Also you must have felt drowsiness after having junk food. Sleepiness is caused by a drop in the blood circulation as fat gets accumulated in the inner walls of arteries. Obesity is the most common result of eating junk food. Eating junk food like burger, wafers, pizza, samosa, allo tikki, French fries salad full of preservatives leads to poor concentration. Children eating junk food often lack concentration. If you are among those who regularly eat junk food then be prepared to have digestive problems such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), cardiovascular problem,and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Acidity in stomach is caused by the deposition of oil in junk food leading to these problems. Moreover these lack fibre which aids in digestion. Blood sugar level gets irregular by eating junk food. Refined sugar in this food hampers the normal metabolism. To digest high level of refined sugar in blood, pancreas secretes more insulin. Cholesterol and triglyceride level increases by eating junk food which put you in the risk of developing heart diseases and even heart attack. Such a condition also leads to kidney problems. On the other hand health food like vegetables, fruits, lean meat, cereals and pulses contain plethora of nutrients. By eating healthy food your mind, body and soul feel healthy. Brain functionality can be increased by eating nuts. Whole food with minimum or zero processing is the best for health. Healthy food increases the immunity and reduces the risk of health problem. Berries, such as blueberries are rich in antioxidants which reduces the risk of cancer. Nuts, legumes and cereals are rich in protein and fiber. Children must consume green healthy vegetables, fruits, broccoli, sweet potatoes, milk and water. Fast food is the fastest growing food in today?%u20AC%u2122s food industry because of easy availability, better taste and reasonable price.