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A 16-year-old male asked:

I am eating balanced diet including healthy food with protein, carbs vitamins etc. also, i am very active and doing a lot of sport and drinking only water since age 12. i am 5'10 138lbs. is it okay to eat 1 unhealthy meal (junk food) once in a week?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Yes.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Hey, life is NOT perfect, and we humans do deviate from our "healthy pursuits". If you follow good habits, and on occasion, eat junk food, your longevity in no way will be altered. You are doing fine as is, so, a lapse here and there is just fine. Do not worry.

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