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What You Need To Know About Junk Food

Junk food is undeniably the most significant flavor to our lives which has invaded every nook and corner of our lifestyle. There is a reason why these fast foods have such a demeaning name like 'Junk Food' and that reason is overpowered by the demands of our taste buds. To phrase it better- Pizza's loaded with cheese make our mouths water and our bodies fatter. They are 'junk' because they provide your body with extra nutrition which it doesn't require, which leaves nothing but bulging tummies and love handles. So the next time you enter your favorite fast food joint, think about these hard-to-ignore facts about junk food:
  • Your most enjoyable guilty pressure
    Have you ever wondered why burgers and pizzas tempt you more than cooked vegetables and bread? Well, undoubtedly, junk food tends to be one of the most popular everyday addictions. The variety and of course, the flavors, make us kneel down in front of them and this is why, even with the bulging tummies we cannot keep our eyes off the menu.
  • Paves the way for diseases
    Even though this might not seem new, it's definitely difficult for us to accept- Junk food results in increased illness. Studies reveal that consumption of fast food, which is high on calories and fat, not only affects your beauty, but also plays with your organ system. While it increases your cholesterol, it also invites truckloads of other problems including heart attacks and obesity. So choose your meals wisely.
  • Calls for weight gain
    Of course we know why our favorite dresses do not fit us anymore. News flash folks: The 'cheesy' pizzas and mouth-watering pastas make room for extra fat, in other words 'junk', in your body. We have a tendency of binging on junk food when we feel hungry in the middle of the day, and the truth is, it makes you even hungrier. So, to avoid unnecessary hunger pangs, you may try 'Sunova Bioslim'- your natural way to weight management. It keeps you from being duped by false hunger and also controls your cholesterol. So, pair it up with exercise and feel the difference.
  • Invites fatigue and weakness
    We have to deal with a lot of circumstances throughout the day and for this purpose our body needs the right amount of energy. This is what junk food cannot provide. As it lacks the right balance and proper nutrients, it tends to leave behind fatigue and stress. Moreover, we know that your diet plays a vital role in moderating your concentration as well. So skip chomping on fast food on an everyday basis, and make it occasional.
  • Not so digestion-friendly
    If you're addicted to junk food, you will know that it triggers digestive problems. As it is deep fried, it causes discomfort to your digestive system leading to problems like Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Acid Reflux. So brighten your day with a bowl of fresh fruits rather than fried food.
  • A prominent diabetes-trigger
    Junk food is another name for calories, to be honest. It is a prominent contributor for the increasing diabetes epidemic. Moreover, your excessive intake of unhealthy diet hampers the efficiency of your metabolism and also, insulin's properties. Try cooking meals at home and adding flavors to them with delicious herbs and spices, rather than binging on food at restaurants.
  • Keeps you longing for more
    Researches establish that the fat and calories from junk good tricks your brain into wanting more food which consequently results in over eating and obesity.
From now on, whenever your mouth begins to water at the sight of French fries or mac and cheese, remember these 7 ways in which they hamper your health, and turn your head away.

Dr. Sonica Krishan

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Healthy and Joyous Living through Ayurveda, Meditation, Yoga and other Contemplative practices.

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