What to eat and what not to eat was and will be a trickier question every time you will think of a healthy diet plan. Whether you might be a diet- conscious person or a person who wants to start eating healthy, there are some foods which are very unhealthy and you need to stop eating them right away...!!
Here are some foods you need to avoid if you are trying to lose weight or want to avoid chronic diseases.
Sugar may be sweet but consumption of sugary drinks is not. Sugary drinks include Soda, Energy Drinks and Sports Drinks, etc. Consumption of large amounts of sugar leads to major health problems. Sugary beverage intake is linked to weight gain, obesity, heart disease, Type 2 Diabetes, etc.
Bread is made from wheat which contains gluten. It is generally high in carbohydrates and low in fiber. When you eat processed carbs, your blood sugar levels will shoot up.
Potato chips are typically high in fats and calories. They lack essential proteins, vitamins, and minerals. About 15-20 chips contain about 10-12 grams of fat and 155-160 calories. These can raise the risk of weight gain and obesity. Being overweight will increase the risk of Heart diseases, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, etc.
Candy bars are highly unhealthy. They are high in sugar, refined wheat flour, and fats. Sugar, chocolates, caramel, nuts, etc are some examples of ingredients which are used to make candy bars that are high in calories and fats. Candies contain no vitamins which mean by consuming it, you are only satisfying your hunger but not meeting your daily nutrient intake requirement.
Processed meat is linked to serious health problems including colon cancer, diabetes, heart disease, etc. They contain artificial colors which are generally harmful. Sausages, hot dogs, bacon, etc include in processed meat.
Margarine is produced using vegetable oils and animal fats. It is sometimes used as a substitute for cheese. Margarine is high in Trans fatty acids which is one of the worst fats. They have a negative impact on cholesterol levels which will affect your heart health.
These are some foods you should stay away from. These foods contain high sugars and salt, Trans fat and may contain chemical and harmful substances. Instead of these foods, you should try to eat organic and unprocessed foods so as to avoid ill effects of such unhealthy foods.
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