What are healthy alternatives to junk food?
There the obvious alternatives such as fruits and vegetables. There are also low-calorie, sugar free, fat free foods you can find everywhere. Be sure to check the fat content and sugar content, you may be getting deceived.
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Unhealthy/junk food, can give you . heart disease . liver failure . weight gain . lack of energy . lack of concentration . and diabetes
Anything that is highly processed, contains large amounts of fat or is cooked in hot fat, has lots of sugar, is low on fiber, has additives and preservatives, or comes in a jar, box, or can. In other words, most of the food we eat. Un healthy foods that are high in calories and are bad for you
Healthy food provides your body with nutrients that it needs to function and have energy. Junk food lacks nutrients that your body needs. That is why it is called 'junk'. Instead you may be getting food additives that may be tasty, but are of no benefit to you.
Junk food is not typically healthy for you - this is why it'scalled "junk" food. Eating healthier foods will make you feelbetter overall.
Junk foods are foods that have very little or no nutritional value. They usually contain high amounts of sugar. Some examples are potato chips, cupcakes, pies, soft drinks, cookies, etc.
iet and lifestyle are the major factors leading to many diseases.Wrong eating habits, junk food, drug abuse, tobacco smoking andalcohol drinking as well as lack of exercise may increase the riskof developing certain diseases, especially later in life. "Junk food" is a term used for the food that is… of littlenutritional value and often high in fat, sugar, salt, and calories.Lifestyle diseases characterise those diseases that occur due tothe habits of people and an inappropriate relationship of peoplewith their environment. The main factors contributing to lifestylediseases include bad food habits, physical inactivity, wrong bodyposture and disturbed biological clock. Eating disorder due to junk food becomes more common and theyounger population is the main victim of the new eating habit.Rising appetite for junk food, absence of government healthpolicies and other plans are adversely affecting public health. Theurban poor cannot afford healthy food and they are also not awareof the risk of lifestyle diseases. A serious problem is that thesepoor people even don't know they are sick and that they are notseeking treatment, leading to grave consequences later in life. A health report indicates that Type 2 diabetes has doubled in thelast 20 years and the other related chronic diseases are increasingas a result of it. Obesity is one of the major issues of eatingjunk food. Lifestyle diseases are also linked to high cholesterollevel. How can we avoid junk food? Pizza Pizza as a food contains a lot of cheese and saturated fat. Oneslice of extra cheese pizza contains two-third of your dailysaturated fat limit. To lighten up your pizza, top it withvegetables instead of pepperoni and sausage. Say "no" tobreadsticks and "yes" to a side salad and you're on the way topreventing heart disease. Fast food Fast food is loaded with saturated fat and sodium (Both contributeto lifestyle diseases), but its trans-fat make it even worse as itraises LDL (bad) cholesterol. Food manufacturers love fast foodbecause it has a longer shelf life. Doctors hate it for the samereason. Since trans-fat won't break down, it does an extra good jobof clogging arteries. If you don't have time to cook or you aretravelling, choose the grilled chicken sandwich with lots of saladspoured on it. You can also supplement with vegetables, fruit andyogurt. Soda and carbonated drinks Soda and carbonated drinks are also likely to cause heart disease,high blood pressure and stroke. Soft drinks are the biggest sourceof sugar in our diet. High intake of these drinks can cause a spikein blood sugar and lead to inflammation, insulin resistance andhardening of the arteries. A better beverage choice when you wantcaffeine is unsweetened iced tea or coffee. If it's the carbonationyou crave, try seltzer with a dash of fruit juice and a twist oflime. Big pancake breakfast Breakfast with pancakes and syrup is a plateful of refinedcarbohydrates that rapidly increases your blood sugar and harmfultriglycerides to raise your risk of heart disease. A small stack ofpancakes delivers the equivalent of four servings of bread. Abetter breakfast option is a whole-grain, multi grain, oats, andrice flacks with eggs, beans and cheek peas. Prevention of lifestyle diseases Natural remedies Natural remedies are an excellent tool to help lower yourcholesterol level. Lifestyle changes revolve around a proper dietwith low saturated fat, trans-fats and low cholesterol food. Withthe help of natural ingredients found easily at home, thecholesterol level can be reduced thereby controlling any otherrisks. Physical activity Physical activity will make you breathe faster and more deeply.This maximises the amount of oxygen in your blood. Your heart willbeat faster, which increases blood flow to your muscles and back toyour lungs. Your small blood vessels (Capillaries) will widen todeliver more oxygen to your muscles and carry away waste products,such as carbon dioxide and lactic acid. Your body will even releaseendorphins, natural painkillers that promote an increased sense ofwell-being. Health benefits Reduced risk of numerous chronic lifestyle diseases, includingcoronary heart disease, Type II diabetes, hypertension, and coloncancer as well as improve mental health and enhanced physicalfunctioning. Lose some body fat and also experience improvements inblood pressure, blood glucose and blood cholesterol. Hydration If you are drinking enough water, you can easily metabolise thefood you eat, and need to drink water in regular intervalsthroughout the day. Toxin, waste urea and blood cholesterol can bedecreased by keeping you hydrated throughout the day. (MORE)
Dear readers,. Junk food can cause more and more bateraus in the body therefore you will be crushed if you don't stop eating junk food our world will be distroded. that was Albert Ensteins thery. from: ?????
Any foods which has bad nutritional worth is regarded unhealthyand might be known as junk foods. Junk foods are usually preparedto consume comfort meals containing higher levels of saturatedfats, salt, or sugar; and small or no fruit, veggies, or dietarybreakneck food is simple to carry, buy and con…sume. Usually, a junkfood is provided a really appealing look by adding foods additivesand colors to improve flavor, texture, look, and growing lengthyself existence. Junk foods are sometimes sweet and can be foundanywhere. It could be a bag of chips that are not healthy are sometype of sweet or sour candy such as jollyranchers, now n later,gum, or skittles. . +++ Not a good choice of dish to illustrate the item. That plateful offried fish & chips with peas are not heavily nutritious - thefrying will destroy at least some vitamins - so a diet ofthat alone would be bad, but it is far better than some of thefast-food outlets' mass-produced products; and has no additivesother than perhaps a colour-enhancer in the peas. Really there isno such thing as "junk food " - but there are "junk diets ". (MORE)
Healthy Food: Food that is helpful to the body. Examples of healthy food include: fruit, vegetables, nuts, etc. These are best eaten raw (ie fruits or vegetables) or cooked (ie meat) with minimal previous processing. . Junk food: Food that can harm rather than help the body. Examples are: chips an…d other fatty foods. None of these foods are part of a healthy meal because of the processing necessary to make them crispy, salty or sweet. (MORE)
I suggest eating the insides of the burger or chicken sandwich. If you need bread the bottom of the sandwich or burger (a bit messy yes). Also the new wraps are a bit better. I try to get SENIOR size sodas or water. Weight watchers has a dining out pamphlet that would help. Also SUBWAY will give you… spinach instead of iceberg lettuce and hollow out the bread. El Pollo Loco chicken -the problem is we adore everything else! (MORE)
Junk food is called junk food because it is either unhealthy orcontains lots of sugar and fat.
The Difference is that : - Junk food would make u fat, while healthy food would not ! - Healthy food are nutritious but junk food are not JUNK FOOD ROCKS :D i think healthy food is like fruit and veg and stuff, but junk food is kind of crisps, chocolate, chips, sweets, blah blah blah.... ok basic…ally junk food taste better and apples suck (MORE)
They are both food, and contain some form of nutrients, but very different ones at that. Beyond that, there really aren't many similarities at all.
Unlike protein, dairy, fruits, and veggies, junk food has no value. It might fill you up for maybe an hour, but then your body stores it as fat. Some people eat too much junk food and they become unhealthy. They might be headed towards some cancers. Obesity is a sickness you get when you eat too muc…h junk food. Stick with the healthy foods! (MORE)
This is my own question and I really would like someone to help me figure it out! Well no junk food shouldn't make you run faster it should make you go slower as junk food gives you so many calories you get bigger round the waist wich makes it harder to run if you eat healthy food youre body can ac…tually use it as fuel and it can make you go faster but remember you should drink atlease 8 cups of water a day to stop you getting pains and from slowing you down and also remember youre weight is only a number don't wworry about it!!! (MORE)
Most people find that junk food is sweeter and tastier. If you put a donut and an apple in front of one hundred people. About 90 people would go for the donut. About 10 people would go for the apple. Which is better for you? Well the apple is. Why do people like the donut so much? It is the tastier …snack. (MORE)
No, not at all! Junk food is very unhealty (it is "junk", essentially, as the name says) and should only be eaten rarely or as a special treat. At all other times, a person should strive to have a healthy, well-balanced, and nutritious diet.
Not really, no. Healty foods would be those that contain nutrients (vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids, ect.) and are not high in things like saturated or trans fats. "Junk" foods would be those that are high in calories, sugars, fats, carbs, and have little nutritional value.
i truly believe the most healthy food is anything GOD HIMSELF created to be food/drink. i also acknowledge, that a budget doesn't always allow for limiting our food purchase to ONLY these foods and/or GROWING/RAISING these foods. what has worked for me? NOTHING IN EXCESS. guaranteed this will stand …true to ANYTHING you put into your body, good or bad. (MORE)
Junk food is food that has little or no nutritional value. It is high in sugar, salt, fat and calories. It's typically in the form of packaged snacks, needs little or no preparation, and can cause you to overeat. It contain little protein, vitamins or minerals. Junk food is very appealing but of ver…y little value nutritionally and consumption should be limited. It can be addictive for many people causing weight gain, ill health and the avoidance of more nutritious foods. It can lead to diabetes and heart disease. It has been suggested that babies of mothers who indulge in a high sugar and fat diet while pregnant will be more prone to choose junk food as well. Some foods can be healthy or junk food depending on the preparation. See related link for examples. (MORE)
A junk-food diet typically features a high proportion of processed and fried foods, refined sugars and cereals, processed meat, candy and chocolate and high-fatdairy products. Junk food is known as such because its nutritional value is typically outweighed by the dangers it poses to your overall hea…lth. (MORE)
Adolescents are individuals and they make individual choices, they don't all eat the same thing. That said, I will concede that junk food does appeal to many adolescents (as well as many people of other age groups). ------------------- Yes, they eat both, am an adolescent and I love junk food..….lol -tommyboy9810 (MORE)
Healthy foods give you more energy and give you the importantvitamins and minerals your body needs to stay strong as wellsupplements your body
We have to understand that there is a difference between JUNK FOOD and FAST FOOD. Junk food is that, junk ! Fast food on the other hand is not always unhealthy but you will know the difference after you had it. Compare a burger to a nice healthy chicken salad. Remember though, any food that contains… high amounts of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), which is a flavour enhancer is recognized as a health hazard if taken in larger quantities. A quick guideline that can help you - it's always better to settle for grilled instead of fried. At the end of the day you have to decide what you want to consume - junk food without the junk or pure health food. Bon apatite ! (MORE)
you should have a healthy lifestyle so that the risk of you getting diabidy (might be misspelled)and having to get a shot everyday
Junk food is man-made, highly processed items, such as packaged cookies, Cheetos, and fast food like McDonald's. Healthy food consists of natural items, like fresh fruits and vegetables that are eaten with little or no processing.
Obviously not or there wouldn't be such an epidemic of obesity and type II diabetes.
No, they eat more healthy food, in some places like dairy queen Qubec only serves ice cream and not fried foods. America is much different than canada.
It goes bad faster, it's not made conventionally, it has no trans fats or man made sprays on them, often with added nickel and other metals, so you're getting the nutrition you hoped to, and when it's not cooked yet, you get even more.
Food that is unhealthy is junk food like potato chips, ice cream, candy, cake and many more.
The difference is that nutrition food is healthier than junk food. Don't eat a lot of junk or you will be obese.
Most weight loss foods are not a healthy alternative to regular foods since they tend to lack the needed essential nutrional value of fruits and vegetables that are a staple of a healthy diet. Also, weight loss foods can be known to pack a lot of sugar in them also which slows digestion and metaboli…sm which defeats the purpose of the food itself. (MORE)
The question itself is a paradox, so I assume you want a healthy way to satisfy a sweet tooth or stave off junk cravings. For sweet: fruit salads, smoothies. I like berries in a bowl with a little yogurt to coat it all, and granola for crunch. If potato chips the problem, take corn chips and e…at them with guacamole or some homemade salsa. Tomatoes predominately, one third as much onion and bell pepper all chopped small, with chopped cilantro and a little squeezed lime is very tasty. (MORE)
take a strawberry and put just a little bit of chocolate on it. that's just one thing i love to eat that is junk food and health food.
Because it has fat lots of salt and sugar it can overload and swell your body so stick with the healthy triangle and you will stay the way your body needs to be that is why i love biology and science so much
Don't provide junk food. Empty the refrigerator of the crap andfill it with fruit and veggies. Also, educate her. Speak andexplain.
I am glad you want to know. there are lots of healthier alternatives to junk food. Here are just a few: - If you like potato chips, you can eat apple chips instead . They are dehydrated apples, and they are really good.. Just make sure they are pure apples, and don't contain any sugar. - instead… of eating chocolate bars you get at the checkstand, you can eat dark chocolate, which is actually beneficial if you don't eat too much. - instead of sugary soda, you can drink carbonated juice, which in my opinion is actually better than pop, and way better for you. (MORE)
Yes - PROVIDED it's eaten as part of a balanced meal. There's no harm in the occasional intake of 'junk food' - so long as he rest of your diet is balanced and healthy.
Junk food is added some ajinamoto or other seasonings in it rather than healthy food contains no ingredients like the junk food does. Some healthy food added chemical to it which makes the taste worse.
Of course healthy food has more nutrients. Unrefined foods, such as vegetables, legumes, fruits, and whole grains, have fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients that are often missing from refined or "junk" foods like white flour, white sugar, and butter.
why do we eat junk food? because it an addiction of good sweet or salty foods that you cannot stop eating so if you start then you cannot stop so don't start it will make you blow up and that means make you fat or bigger than you are already are
People eat junk food instead of being healthy because they find junk food much more delicious than healthy food. Feel free to edit this if you have some sort of, " scientific reason."
Food is junk food when it is of low nutritional or health value Related Information: A lot of sugar is one thing. Deep fried is another. Covered in grease is bad (unless you remove the grease by some means like a napkin). Food colorings and dyes make food bad for you. Chemicals like High Fruct…ose Corn Syrup and Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil make food quite bad for you. Monosodium glutamate, also known as Sodium Glutamate, is basically like nicotine. But it is a sugar-based addictive thing they put in some foods. This is also quite bad for you. These are some of the things that cause low nutritional value (Junk) food. (MORE)
Fast food restaurants are becoming more aware of the health benefits that need to be offered to their customers and therefore a number of fast food restaurants are now offering healthy alternatives. Some of these restaurant are McDonald's, Taco Bell and Wendy's.
1. They both relieve us from hunger 2. They both give us energy to proceed with what we were doing formerly
So this has happened twice now I hardly eat junk food and mostly eat healthy food but whenever I eat junk food I vomit?
Your body is rejecting something in the junk food, since you onlyeat healthy foods, it is more than likly the sugar that isupsetting your stomach.
As the expert said, junk food is called "junk" for a reason. Junkfood is generally full of sugar or HFCS (high fructose corn syrup)and has little, if any, nutritional value. It is not a part of ahealthy diet. However, if you have junk food very occasionally, it will nothinder your healthy eating pla…n. While not nutritional, there'snothing wrong with having a bit of junk food every so often.Perhaps once a week. (MORE)
In the beginning - make gradual changes. Your digestive systemwouldn't cope well if you just suddenly cut out everything you usedto eat - in favor of totally healthy options. A different contributor: WRONG. Only the reverse is true. Your body will thank youimmediately. It's like stopping smoking. If… you're capable of doingit suddenly, so much the better. (MORE)
as we all know junk food is not good .we can make the same foodmore healthier from outside made food
Junk food is more easily or quickly available (fast-food outlets).It tends to be loaded with sugar, fats and oils and is often fried,making it pleasant on the palate.