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How Does Junk Food Affect Health

Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / Aug 10, 2010
Dr. M. P Sharma, gastroenterologist says that for a healthy body you must avoid junk food as it zero in nutritional value and high is calorie and trans-fatty acid content. Moreover, consumption of junk food can lead to acidity, hyperacidity and pain in upper abdomen; all these are symptoms of peptic acid disease. If not treated on time, peptic acid disease can develop into peptic ulcers. Nowadays, children have unhealthy eating habits and they tend to skip their meals. They either opt for junk food or not eat at all. People who eat junk can develop obesity and are at higher risk of cardiovascular diseases.
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