Junk food list

We all crave for and love junk foods but we seldom think about their ill effects on our body. It is well known that our health reflects what we eat. Unhealthy lifestyle and improper diets have significantly surged the number of people suffering from diabetes, obesity and heart ailments. We are ourselves to blame for that as we often enjoy quick, easy and budget friendly meals at fast food joints. However we fail to understand how this can affect our health. So, here we will discuss the junk food list and how it harms our body.

Junk food list

Junk food list

Burgers, pizzas and fries

Having a regular portion of each of these cuisines will provide you roughly 300 calories. If we calculate our calorie intake which is 2000 calories, we may feel 300 calorie is not substantial. What we forget is that these foods are loaded with trans-fat. Now these trans-fats have bad cholesterol, which lead to obesity and heart ailments. Trans-fat is a strict no when it comes to consumption. It has no health benefits and only piles up in our body. The dough and buns used in pizzas and burgers are processed and are unhealthy. Also, the oil used in the deep fryers for French fries are extremely unhealthy as it is used repeatedly.

Junk food list

Junk food list

Carbonated Drinks

Carbonated drinks contain only sugar, which is absolutely unhealthy. It is a major cause for diabetes in USA. The sugar present in it can ruin our teeth. Also, the excess sugar in the body gets converted into fats by liver. These drinks are addictive due to the presence of caffeine. So, make it a point to stop drinking these beverages and switch to healthy drinks like fruit juices.

Junk food list

Junk food list

Junk Food List – White Breads

We quite often consume sandwiches, subways, McDonald’s burgers, pizzas which are made of white breads. Now, these breads are processed breads and have no significant nutritional value. They are high in carbohydrates and only increase the sugar level. Avoid white breads whenever possible and switch to multi-grain breads.

Packaged fruit juices

Take any brand and you will find that real fruit juices are nowhere real. These packaged fruit juices contain maximum 15% of fruit pulp. They constitute mainly additives and sugar. These can cause type-2 diabetes. Stick to natural juices as they are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

Junk food list

Junk food list

Donuts

We all love donuts. They are tasty and filling. But they consist of whipped cream, dough made of white bread and loads of sugar. A 100 gram of donut contains roughly 500 calories and 25% of fat content in it is trans-fat. This can lead to serious heart diseases and obesity.

Packaged cookies

Cookies are consumed by almost everyone. But what is to be noticed is that they should not be consumed every day. These cookies are loaded with fats and sugar. A single cookie can give you 10 grams of sugar. Eating a whole pack can be harmful for our body.

Junk food list

Junk food list

Potato Chips

These chips are loaded with saturated fats which can damage our arteries. These lead to bad cholesterol and can block our arteries. 100 grams of chips can give 550 calories and 35 gram of fats. Stay away from this food as it can ruin your body and lead to obesity.

Junk food list

Junk food list

Junk Food List – Chocolates

Everything in moderation is good and in excess it can lead to severe health issues. Yes, chocolates are good for health but in certain amount. Dark chocolates in limited quantity are good for heart and other forms of chocolate only cause harm to our body.

Junk food list

Junk food list

Pancakes

They are loaded with processed flour, sugar and trans-fat. Think of a different breakfast alternative the next time.

Junk food list

Junk food list

Microwave popcorns

Popcorns are healthy but not the packaged ones. These are loaded with butter high in fats and sodium. It is better to make your own popcorn.

Junk food list

Junk food list

Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt is low fat yogurt. But it is high in sugar and if consumed in large quantity, it can cause diabetes.

Processed frozen meat

These are unhealthy and should be given a miss. In order to keep them fresh, these meats are overloaded with huge amount of oil. It is always better to eat fresh and healthy.

Junk food list

Junk food list

Junk Food List – Ice-creams

Ice-creams contain vegetable fats and only a few brands prefer to use milk fat. These fats are nothing but trans-fat which can lead to obesity. Also sugar levels in ice-creams are very high. Go for good brands and consume it occasionally.

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