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Activity Discussion General Discussion Why is junk food harmful? Reply To: Why is junk food harmful?

  • Soniya

    May 23, 2021 at 1:15 am
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    Each one of us has sometime or the other heard someone advicing not to eat junk food as they are bad for the health. We should always eat healthy food. But what is the difference between junk food and healthy food why is junk food called bad. Have you ever thought about this? As we know that we require balance amount of nutrients in our daily diet. We require some amount of Carbohydrates for energy some amount of fat and also protein for our body building and body repair. Further we also require small quantities of vitamins and minerals added with roughage . The correct amount and proportion of these food nutrients consist the balanced diet.

    Secondly we know that excess of anything even if it’s good is bad. Junk food items contain various type of chemical and preservatives. Further they contain an overload of fats and carbohydrates. They also contain a lot of spices and oil. All these things can make us obese. We should avoid junk food like chips pizza burger at all cost. Because various diseases can be caused after consuming junk food. Diabetes obesity are some of the major problems that can be caused due to the excess eating of junk food.

    Children should form the habit of eating healthy food since childhood as big Lifestyle changes seldom occur after childhood. The teenage age is very delicate and adolescents tend to indulge in binge eating of junk food which can cause major complication for them in the later life. Therefore it is always advised to avoid junk food as much as possible.

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