Substituted at , 29 April UTC Junk not unsafe[ edit ] The statement that "Despite being labeled as "junk," such foods usually do not pose any immediate health concerns and are generally safe" is misleading. There are many kinds of junk food, but the most common junk food people will consume when watching a movie, working late at night, doing homework, gaming, and partying are cakes, cookies, pies, pastries, ice cream, puddings, cheesecake, sugar, candy, syrup, soda, sweetened non-carbonated beverages, corn chips, tortilla chips, and potato chips. You can eat 1, calories of potato chips or have 1, calories of artisanal, fair-trade, locally sourced, organic, cholesterol free, gluten free, seasoned with ginger and kale and sea salt, fried purple Peruvian potato slices.
You guys have just argued that alternative positions on health both exist and are valid. Most of junk foods contain high level of saturated fats, sugar, salt and bad cholesterol which are toxin to the health. What are the benefits of drinking juice, aside from the fact that some have vitamin C a nutrient pretty much no one in developed countries is lacking in? Since kidneys are responsible for keeping this balance, they are damaged in this process. I will try to contribute as time permits! It reduces level of concentration and calls to chronic diseases such as obesity, hormonal imbalances, heart diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes, etc.
High amount of bad fats and sodium from salt increases blood pressure and affects the kidney function.
Iron is a substance that is in the red cells that carry oxygen from your lungs throughout your whole body. Therefore, people like junk food not just because of the time and money they can save, but also for the reason of taste. What will end up in the cup of juice are small amount of protein, and it has high glycemic load. However, the pork rinds currently shown are "Porkie R Pork Skins". Marketing has also been associated with an increased risk of overweight and obesity in children.
The consumption of junk food all over the world is increasing day by day which is not good for the future. Section 3: Is junk food really harmful to people? Such kids are more prone to become diabetic and lethargic because of high sugar collection in their body in the early ages. In any case "little" nutritional value and "high" in fat, sugar and calories are obviously opinions. Commonly, street vendors provide a colorful and varying range of options designed to quickly captivate passers-by and attract as much attention as possible. Is there any evidence of of the latter argument?
Drlegendre talk , 21 December UTC The poster child for junk food[ edit ] Most people have never eaten, or even heard of the Luther burger. It can make your bones and teeth strong, without it your bones will be like a Popsicle stick, they will be really easy to break. Why are vitamins A, B2, B6, C, folate, calcium, protein, and iron an important kind of nutrition to the human body? Retrieved These people also consume more calories that it is required.
For stuff like this, where it's fairly unfamiliar territory and I have limited time, I'll add in small increemnts, a sentence or two or paragraph at a time, fully cited of course, building like that, improving or removing existing material that needs it as I get there, and see where it all goes. For example, meat, poultry, fish, seeds, fruits, and vegetables, things like dairy and whole grains will be eliminated. We can't really start adding various editors opinions as to items that constitute "junk food". Junk food and health risks: Evidence[ edit ] I'm a little bemused to be arguing with someone who seriously I think? High level of bad cholesterol destroys our liver and put more weight at the same time.
Junk foods predispose the human body to myriads of health complexities such as obesity that disrupts physical health. Junk food also lacks in fiber content. Remember Junk food describes food and drinks low in nutrients e. The information that had been added was somewhat helpful, just written with too much opinion and bias and cited incorrectly. If I can find references to it, it would be worth including in the article. Often criticized for its lack of any nutritional value whatsoever, the Twinkie has managed to persevere as a cultural and gastronomical icon.
Appearance was altered in the experimental mice which had dull, greasy coats. Eating too much junk food is linked to serious health problems. Soon, you may be caught in a vicious cycle even before you know it. Accessed 18 Oct Junk food does not provide appropriate level of energy thus the eater develop tendencies of craving more food frequently. It affects the brain function: A study published in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity shows that one week of eating junk food is enough to trigger memory impairment in rats.
But when you eat only junk food, the excessive stress exerted on your metabolism can affect the ability of your body to use insulin properly. Targeting saturated fat consumption, Denmark introduced the world's first fat-food tax in October, , by imposing a surcharge on all foods, including those made from natural ingredients, that contain more than 2. Moreover, the brain contains synapses which are responsible for learning and memory. They become high in calories, high in cholesterol, low in healthy nutrients, high in sodium mineral, high in sugar, starch, unhealthy fat, lack of protein and lack of dietary fibers.