Why fast foods are bad for you?

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Fast foods often contains high amount of fat, sugar, sodium and calories. Regular Consumption of fast foods or junk foods leads to many serious health hazards and diseases. The disadvantages of fast foods are explained here.

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Why fast foods are bad for you?

Fast Food:

Fast Food Fast foods are the foods that can be prepared and served very quickly. Most fast foods are junk foods. Junk foods are of little nutritional value and often high in fat, sugar, salt and calories. Prolonged consumption of fast food leads to many serious health hazards and diseases are shown in coming slides,

Obesity:

Obesity The extra calories and high levels of sugar, fat and sodium in the fast foods are the primary causes of obesity.

Liver Damage:

Liver Damage The trans-fat containing in fast foods gradually accumulate in the liver and thereby damage it.

Heart Attack:

Heart Attack Fast food contains high amount of sodium & Cholesterol. Cholesterol accumulates inside the blood vessels and thereby block the arteries. The high amount of sodium increases the blood pressure. Both of these situations leads to heart attack over time.

Type 2 Diabetes:

Type 2 Diabetes High levels of fat, cholesterol & sodium in fast foods leads to overweight and high blood pressure. These leads to Type 2 Diabetes.

Malnutrition:

Malnutrition Fast foods are often lack of minerals like calcium, iron, potassium, zinc and Vitamins like A, B complex, C, D, & E. So regular use of fast foods leads to malnutrition and its associated diseases.

Gastrointestinal Problems:

Gastrointestinal Problems Processed junk foods are lack of dietary fibers. Inadequate amounts of dietary fibers in the diet leads to gastrointestinal problems like irritable bowel syndrome, colon cancer, etc.

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