What kind of ingredients junk food have?
Here is a list of 'red flag ingredients':
- high fructose corn syrup (worst)
- enriched white flour
- partially hydrogenated oil
- saturated fat (4-legged animal fat or lard)
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You should eat the "common" healthy stuff: fruits and veggies! Instead of eating chips while watching TV, maybe you could eat carrot sticks or something like that. Popcorn, i hear, ISN'T junk (as long as it's not covered in butter and salt). The popcorn itself is healthy, so you can eat that too. Oa…tmeal is good, eat some cereal and drink some milk. Eat salad, but go easy on the dressing if you're watching your weight. Junk food is known to have certain key ingredients -- sugar, fat, salt & refined grains -- and lacks many of the nutrients we need for good health. But we like the taste, convenience and the price. These are the characteristics of junk food that we like. So if you want to change your diet, replace them and other foods with foods that are low fat, low salt, and low sugar and are made from whole grains. I'd recommend making these changes gradually because if you go cold turkey, your chances of going back to junk food will be greater than if you change gradually. For example, if you like those fried apple pies at some of the fast food restaurants, try eating an apple, cinnamon applesauce instead or another apple dessert. If you like hamburgers, stay away from the 1,000+ calorie burgers like the six dollar burgers (some of these burgers has as much as 62 grams of fat or about 560 calories from the wrong kind of fat). Get a regular burger for 300 - 500 calories and add extra lettuce and tomatoes on your burger. The worst part of a burger is actually the bun, the white bread. Try it with a whole wheat bun or even without the bun. If you like French fries, don't get the large order but get the kids or the small size. Instead of getting soda, get milk, juice or water. And if you eat salads at fast food restaurants, cut the dressing, sour cream and other fatty toppings in half. If it is chicken, eat boiled, broiled or baked chicken instead of fried chicken or take the skin off. Choose fruit-based desserts instead of cheese cakes, pastries and other high fatty desserts. Then add fruit or vegetable snacks instead of cookies, chocolate, or candy to your diet. These are ways you can gradually make changes until you can let these "junk foods" go completely. Remember the big three that make things taste so good: "fat, sugar and salt." Then start reading labels before you buy your foods. If fat, sugar or salt are at the top of the list in the ingredients then it's high, but the lower down it is the less it is. Eat more fruits (natural sugars), veggies (lot of greens to clean out your colon), grains, and dairy products such as eggs, milk, cheese, cottage cheese, yogurt (great for you). Eat fish, poultry and meats (women don't need more than 3 1/2 ounces of meat at each meal and men can have 6 1/2 - 8 ounces of meat). If you can afford it buy free-range chicken, beef and eggs (this means the person raising the chicken, beef have grain-fed them and they have no hormones in them. I eat it all the time and noticed I feel much better. I wasn't told to do this, but used my common sense). Yams are also great in a woman's diet and are well-known for natural estrogen which all women can use (helps with PMS and perimenopause, menopause) as do bananas, which although fattening are loaded with potassium. Exercise is a must and it can be as simple as fast walking, jogging, biking with a friend through trails or if in the city finding a more secluded park area to bike ride (but go with a buddy) and also those precious 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water a day which flushes out fat and toxins. If it's a hot day or you are really exercising and perspiring a great deal you may need to drink more than 8 glasses of water a day. If you are one of those people that don't perspire properly to cool yourself off take a "mist bottle" of tepid water with you and spray yourself and this will cool your body down. Pomegranate juice and Cranberry juice are loaded with antioxidants that are excellent for you. Keep it simple at first as one of the other posters mentioned. Instead of all that sugar and salt use herbs, garlic, onions. When ordering out at a restaurant ask for your mayonnaise, ketchup on the side (or other sauces) and when in doubt order smaller portions or salads (dressing on the side) with seafood, chicken, beef, etc. Learn to reward yourself by buying yourself new clothes or something you like. Also I use have one night of the weekend I called "a piggy night" where I would perhaps have some unsalted chips with dip (and sometimes the dip had fat in it) or a piece of pie with ice cream. The next day I was back on my diet. For every pound you lose look at a pound of butter! That's a lot of fat to lose so don't get discouraged. The dietary guidelines suggest eating Green Vegetables, orange vegetables,dry beans and peas. ( Full Answer )
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
Junk food is food with a lot of fat or sugar, or both; chips or other fried foods. Junk food is not good for your body; it's either fattening or it can make you really sick however, you should also be kept in mind that not all non junk foods are healthy
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. ( Full Answer )
Yes junk food can kill you. Don't eat it. this earth is turning around and turning into something really really bad because of junk food
JUST CONSIDER THESE; . 1. THEY CONTAIN EXCESSIVE SUGAR AND SALT . 2. MSG - MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE =CAME FROM SUGAR CANE . 3. SOY SAUCE = SALT+SALT+SALT . 4. OYSTER SAUCE = SALT+SUGAR+SALT+SUGAR . 5. MAYONNAISE = SALT+SUGAR . 6. CATSUP = SALT+SUGAR . 7. FISH SAUCE = SALT+SALT . 8. CHICKE…N OR PORK OR BEEF SAUCE = SUGAR +SALT . 9. JUST THINK ANY DELICIOUS GRAVVY = SALT+SUGAR . 10. NOW-- LET US START TALKING ABOUT SATURATED FATS yea praticly all this is what we eat and we just get fat and fat ( Full Answer )
Release tension! Easy to find, usually quite cheap depending on what you choose and fills your belly. Nutrition wise not much.
The only advantage of junk food is that is can be comforting. Junkfood is highly fattening and can cause health problems later inlife.
Eating a whole pint of Ben & Jerry's "Peach Cobbler" ice cream will let you gain 3 pounds in one day. Also, eating Cup Noodles, and Ramen Noodles twice a day will make the weight gain come quickly. If you have access to a kitchen, I would suggest making the frosting recipe on the back of the Domino'…s confectioner sugar bag, with the unsweetened chocolate. It is delicious, much better than frosting in a can, and will help you gain that weight quickly. One last major food item to eat when trying to gain weight is raw Tollhouse cookie dough. I know a lot about trying to gain weight quickly because my sister had a stint in the hospital from Anorexia Nervosa. Once she got home, we had to feed her fat-filled products for nearly six months before she reached a healthy weight. ( Full Answer )
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 ". ( Full Answer )
Junk food is called junk food because it is either unhealthy orcontains lots of sugar and fat.
Adulteration of honey from C4 sugar can can occur by blatant addition of cane sugar or corn syrup to honey (called stretching), or by poor beekeeping practises where beekeepers collect honey generated by bees which continue to be sugar fed during the nectar flow. Honey with carbon isotope values les…s than -23.5 â° can be considered to be adulterated with sucrose or corn syrup. Using carbon isotopes, we can determine the quantity of C4 sugar contained in the honey. ( Full Answer )
Usually junk food is refined and alot of the nutrients are stripped from those foods.Those foods should be eaten as treats or in moderation as they tend to lack the types or natural nutrients the body benefits from.Such as Vegetables,protein,wholegrains and fruits at the same time fruits should be y…our natural source of sugar they should also be eaten in moderation. ( Full Answer )
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! ( Full Answer )
you'll be dead. This dude at my work constantly eats nothing but lil debbies. He's almost dead.
Any type of food that has high oil content in it (deep fried), highon calories and is low in nutritional value such as fries, pizza,burgers, pastries, ice creams etc.
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. ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
Cracker Jack is generally acknowledged as the first junk food when it was served at the Chicago World's Fair in 1893.
no it is not junk food. i reefer to it as healthy food. but it is kind of sour.
becasue of all the chemicals they put in it , it taste better then natural food, so people will be addicted to !
no, frozen yogurt is like ice cream. only healthier, it makes your bones healthy and strong, frozen yogurt is made out of milk, cream and anything healthy, so if you are at a ice cream/frozen yogurt stand, take the frozen yogurt, you want wealth, you want health.
Lard isn't considered food as such. . You wouldn't find lard on a menu. . And not many would consider eating lard pure by thespoonful. . Lard might be used either as an ingredient, or to prepare foodwith. . But not as A food in itself. . Lard is very fatty, lots and lots of calories. . Meaning… eating it by the spoonful would quickly become unhealthyanyhow, even if it isn't considered junk food. ( Full Answer )
Foods That Will Get You Fat Foods that are high in corn syrup are known to cause obesity. Some specific foods that will cause weight-gain are: Potato chips Cookies Candy Cakes Pies (high sugar content)
While all cheeses have a lot of saturated fat, no cheeses should be considered "junk food" as they all have calcium and several other minerals
It has loads of sugar, they think it tastes better (which it can), lack of discipline, self control, urge to be healthy, and less developed tase buds. If you don't care about how it affects your health that much, and you like it better, then there's no encouragement to eat anything besides junk food…. I, being one myself, don't like junk food, and love healtier food (stir fries, eggs, the good kind of multi-grain bread, steak, non-mcdonald burgers, rice, etc, and quite like salads) but those would be my observations and ideas ( Full Answer )
Because kids don't like healthy foods. It tastes bad. I wouldknow, I am a kid!
Opinions vary: Some say they are okay once in a while (as a treat), others say avoid them like they are the plague. Most agree that each individual must learn to recognize their own personal signs and LISTEN to their bodies' reactions. With all the "White Noise" around us in the world, this is… difficult at best. Most would probably agree that junk foods are getting better (more nutritious), but there will always be "poor examples" of intelligent sustenance choices. ( Full Answer )
Gold fish crackers are one that is found for children. Gingerbreadcookies and cakes are more.
no it can not! In their natural habitat hamsters eat a range of grasses, wind-blown seeds and grain. Hamsters are often mistaken as herbivores, but they are omnivores and do need protein in their diet to keep them healthy. Left alone in the wild, they will find grubs and insects to supplement their …diet. The bulk of their diet is cereals and other hard foods which are chewed and digested slowly. This slow eating would make them easy targets in the wild, so they would normally bring their food back to their burrow to eat it in the safety of their own home. This also allows them to hoard spare food, in case it becomes difficult to find at a later date. They have continuously-growing teeth which is why they need to gnaw hard material which helps wear down their teeth. Hamsters need feeding every day. As they are nocturnal an evening feed is better for them. They will normally wake at feeding time and will be happy to play with you once they have been fed. A good quality, heavy, earthenware food bowl is essential to keep the food dry and clean. Plastic should be avoided as hamsters will chew it. Their bowls must be cleaned after every use. Do not give foods that contain whole oats as these can puncture hamsters' delicate cheek pouches. Too much green food will cause diarrhoea as a hamster's natural habitat is in dry deserts. If you feed your hamster human food, remember to avoid foods that are high in calories, sugary or contain too much fat. To help keep your hamster's teeth healthy, you need to provide lots of hay and perhaps a gnawing block and safe twigs to chew. Some natural treats you can provide your hamster in small amounts are parsley, carrot, apple, celery, broccoli, sprouts, cauliflower, kale, spinach, peas, swede, tomatoes, banana and cucumber. Never give sticky foods, such as boiled sweets, as they will stick to their pouches. ( Full Answer )
It contains many variety of types meats. It contain nitroits, fats, and lot of salt.
Obviously not or there wouldn't be such an epidemic of obesity and type II diabetes.
Because there are tons of bad fats and oils in it. It's bad for your health and can result in heart attacks, diabetes, obesity and so on.
the kind of food that is not junk food is the food that dont contain that much sugar. candy and sweets are types of junk food. apples broccli carrots and more fruits and veges are healthy. Junk food- burger,chips,hot dogs,pizzas,etc,... .
the kind of food that is not junk food is the food that dont contain that much sugar. candy and sweets are types of junk food. apples broccli carrots and more fruits and veges are healthy. so try to eat healthy and try not to eat that much junk. :)
because they are only little its OK 2 times a week but not more or they will put on weight
Marzipan lol i answered the one about starting with an I and im guessing your making an alphabet of junk food XD
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.
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
On which aisle of the grocery store do you find Pringles shelved: the healthfood aisle or the potato chips and snacks aisle? If it's on the latter aisle, it's junk food...
Not always, but like any food can, it certainly can be. For instance, if it is deep fried it will be bad for you. (Junk food)
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. ( Full Answer )
Junk food is a term to describe any food that doesn't have much of a nutritional benefit, such as chips, candy canes, chocolate, ice cream, crackers and more. While OK in moderate amounts, excessive intake of these foods should be limited as they have negative impacts on your digestive system, skin,… oil production, and fat. . If you are trying to loose weight, or stay healthy, you should avoid any foods high in salt, like potatoe chips, french fries and saltine crackers, foods high in greese like any fast food, and avoid candies and sweets such as oreos, ice cream, and salt water taffies. Processed foods like Hotpockets, while not technically junk food, should also be avoided as they have even worse impacts on your body. . The key to eating healthy is pretty much making things from scratch and monitering your calorie intake vrs how many calories you burn. . ( Full Answer )
Heavily processed foods are junk food. If it comes in a bag or a box, its junk food. If it doesnt grow in the ground or on an animal, its junk food.
Galangal is ginger root. It is typically found in Asia food and especially Thai cuisine. Recipes that use galangal include Thai vegetable curry, beef rendang and stir fry beef with peanuts and choy sum.
That's an opinion question, many fast food outlets are trying tomarket themselves as healthy and although it is not as bad aseating twinkies or doughnuts, all fast food is garbage.
Junk foods differ in their ingredients, but one thing junk foodshave in common is that they offer little or no nutritional value.Many contain a lot of sugar.