Nov 29, 2017
Junk food has forever been known for their harmful effects on the body-the most widely discussed effect being obesity. What goes unnoticed, however, are the other ill effects of junk food such as the onslaught of exhaustion, heart diseases, liver damage, diabetes etc.
Junk food are not packed with any nutrients that the body needs, but harmful carbohydrates, cholesterol and fats that do not provide the body with useful nutrients. Therefore, a person consuming junk food will have a reduced amount of essential nutrients in his or her body and therefore, experience weakness.
Heart diseases have nailed out consumption of junk food as a major cause of their onslaught. Junk food contains a high amount of fat and oil, which the body finds difficult to digest. Besides, these get deposited on the inner linings of the blood vessels, which form plaques thereby, exerting pressure on the heart to pump blood.
Diabetes is a lifelong disease that is diagnosed in people, who eat an excess of junk food because junk food are packed with a high concentration of salt and sugars. They bring damage to the pancreas, which results in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
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