Doctor insights on:
Health Effects Of Eating Fast Food
Is drinking water immediately after having fast food/oily food harmful to health? Kindly explain in detail...Thanks!
No: No details are necessary. Somebody made this up -- perhaps with good intentions, but it has no basis in fact. ...Read more
Fast Food (Definition)
Fast food is food that is prepared quickly through a standardized method and is provided at cheap restaurants. Examples of fast food include pizza, burgers, and French fries. Fast food is often loaded with excess sodium, fat, and calories, and increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. ...Read more
I'm a 19 year old firefighter, 6'4, 225 lbs, and an overall healthy guy. I don't eat fast food, drink soda, and i workout a lot. I have anxiety issues that cause panic attacks. My anxiety is over my health, so they fuel each other. I have had it for a lon
Expert Help Matters!: See ur pcp 2rule out any physical problems. Then consult clinical psychologist specializing in anxiety/panic/ocd. Expert can rule out other problems that may look like or go w/ anx/panic. To get the right doc(s) & most effective treatment(s), research anx/panic: learn all u can about them & how 2treat effectively. Very helpful info: http://www.Anxietybc.Org referral 2psychiatrist 4med trial, too. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not a healthy: plan if done consistently.Get a more detailed answer ›
Definitely ...: Eating a balanced, healthy diet and regular exercise are the keys to a healthy, long life. Continued frozen/fast food consumption as the main part of your diet causes all sorts of negative impacts: worsening of your cholesterol, weight gain, increased risk of heart disease and diabetes, gallstone formation, weakened immune system ... the list goes on! ...Read more
Yes: Your question uses the term "out-weigh" and that is one of several reasons it is true. The caloric load of most fast food - especially the 'happiness' choices - is extreme! It is a very unhealthy way to eat. Also, while I fully believe eating should be pleasurable, it's different than providing happiness. Try to find other experiences and paths to feeling happy. ...Read more
You can't: That is almost impossible to do. Most people will not change habits of a lifetime until a catastrophic illness occurs. ...Read more
Very tough: The best thing is to eat fast food rarely and in smaller portions. ...Read more
Not in house: Start by not having the fast food or junk food in the house. Junk food in the house should be an initial step that you can follow. Try also not to bring fast food into the house. ...Read more
Too High: About 1 in 4 people eat fast food every day (https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-american-eating-habits). American children now get about one quarter of their total vegetable servings in the form of potato chips and French fries. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/americans-are-obsessed-with-fast-food-the-dark-side-of-the-all-american-meal/ ...Read more
Unlikely, ...: Certain things we consume may incite irritation at voiding to few people but unpredictable. However detailed history to analyze the sequence of events may suggest food-symptom connection. For an average healthy young man of 16, his genito-urinary symptoms are likely related with STD )if having intercourse) or overuse of these area by obsessive masturbation, although one still has to rule out UTI. ...Read more
It can: Nasser, Eating fast food in large quantities can lead to obesity, Type II Diabetes, and high cholesterol, all of which can cause erectile dysfunction. This takes years to occur, and wouldn't be a problem in a 16 year old, but if you want to avoid problems down the line, skip the drive thru and eat whole, non processed foods. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Yes: Diet is great contributor to gastroesophageal reflux which is a major cause of chest pain (heartburn).There is a sphincter(muscle) at end of esophagus that controls reflux from stomach into esophagus. High fat meals and fried foods tend to decrease muscle tone and delay stomach emptying thereby increasing the risk of reflux.Large meals increase the likelihood of increased gastric (stomach) pressur. ...Read more
My 14year old has been eating a lot of fast food latley, is he at a higher risk for getting a stoke or am i paranoid?
Habits start young: While it is normal for many teens to crave the immediate gratification of fast food, developing life long eating habits start now. While he is in no imminent danger, eating fast foods too much can lead to weight gain, poor nutrition, high cholesterol etc. Talk to your teen about developing healthy habits to avoid becoming an overweight adult. And eat healthily yourself. It will have an impact! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can be the harmful effects or benefits of drinking pepsi or other soft drinks after consuming fast food/oily food? Kindly explain in detail.
Oxidative stress: Eating fast food is associated with weight gain and Insulin resistance, increasing risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes. http://tinyurl.com/n24n2we eating fast food exposes you to trans-fatty acids and oxidative damage to your blood vessels: http://tinyurl.Com/mvgkat4 adding soft drinks may increase this oxidative damage, in at least 1 animal study: http://tinyurl.Com/mdh747u. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor online
- Health effects and diseases caused by eating fast food
- Side effects of eating fast food
- Negative effects of eating fast food
- Health effects of fast food consumption
- Negative effects of fast food on health
- Health effects of eating expired foods
- Is eating fast food bad for your health?
- Explain the effects of eating at fast food restaurants
- Bad effects of eating fast food