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Effect of healthy food and junk foods,and what are those nutritious food,?. And impact of junk food, thank u

Effect of healthy food and junk foods,and what are those nutritious food,?. And impact of junk food, thank u

Junk vs good food: Junk food is called junk food because it is rich in calories without supplying nutrition. Nutrition=protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Examples of junk: cookies & candy. Examples of good food: fruit, vegetables, lean meat, nuts, eggs. Impact of junk food: weight gain. Impact of good food: maintenance of normal weight, avoidance of diabetes, improved energy and fitness. Be well! ...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


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Any long term side effects from food poisoning at a fast food restaurant?

Any long term side effects from food poisoning at a fast food restaurant?

Yes: I lost a friend due to hep-c from someone's ''dirty'' handling in such a situation. The list is long and ranges from inconvenient vomiting & diarrhea to -hate to say it, but i lived it- the bacteria, viruses & parasites that get passed causing illnesses and even killing you. I know the chances are small, but be careful, not paranoid. ...Read more

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What're the negative effects of eating spicy foods?

What're the negative effects of eating spicy foods?

Not many!: Everyone has their own tolerance and taste for spices. However, spices like cardamon and cinimmon are among the most potent anoxidants known. Peppers, including red cayenne, found alone or hot sauces, actually beef up your stomachs defense of ulcers and gastritis, buy making your gut synthesize more gastroprotective prostaglandins. I have a cast iron gut: maybe since i love spicy and hot foods. ...Read more

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Is eating prepackaged food health for any age group?

Is eating prepackaged food health for any age group?

Somtimes: You can always find healthy choices in any setting, be it at home, restaurants, or prepackaged foods. With so much increase in awareness, there are lot of choices available in every food group including organic foods. With a little effort in reading the labels and a little common sense, you will find healthy foods. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating spicy foods?

What are the benefits of eating spicy foods?

Non-medical benefit: A non-medical benefit of spicy foods is "greater happiness" if one loves the taste of spicy foods. A health benefit of spicy foods is that it can improve "bland" healthy foods to make them palatable so that a person will eat more of the "bland" healthy foods. However, if one drinks liquids to wash down spicy foods, he should be sure the liquids aren't filled with sugar or fat calories. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating lots of unrefined carbohydrates?

What are the health benefits of eating lots of unrefined carbohydrates?

Refined vs unrefined: http://www.livestrong.com/article/505815-refined-vs-unrefined-carbohydrates/

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What are the health benefits of eating citrus fruits?

What are the health benefits of eating citrus fruits?

Antioxidants : Citrus is a rich source of antioxidant phytonutrients including flavanones, anthocyanins, limonin & polyphenols. Citrus reduces risk of heart disease, cancer, kidney stones, ulcers & arthritis. I advise the whole fruit though juice is ok if fresh-squeezed. The peels have great benefits too! see http://www.Whfoods.Com/foodstoc.Php and click on oranges, grapefruit & lemon/limes for details! ...Read more

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What are some of the statistics of eating fast food compared to healthy food?

What are some of the statistics of eating fast food compared to healthy food?

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

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What are the benefits of eating organic foods?

What are the benefits of eating organic foods?

Depends. : The fruit has the same benefits of vitamins and fiber etc. but some people feel that organic fruits and vegetables have less toxic pesticides on them so you consume less. Organic farmers use pesticides that are felt to be safer. But is unclear how much pesticide humans actually consume from the food and whether those small amounts have any actual effect on you. ...Read more

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What are the health implications of eating gmo foods?

What are the health implications of eating gmo foods?

Probably REALLY BAD : The reason i hedge a bit is that there have been absolutely no studies done showing gmo foods are safe (or harmful) for humans. However, many animal studies have found disturbing evidence of significant harm to health & there is no reason to think humans would not suffer the same adverse consequences!see http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ for a detailed discussion & useful links. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating apples?

See: http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=15

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What are the health benefits of eating walnut daily?

What are the health benefits of eating walnut daily?

Food Myths: There are no extra known health benefits from eating walnuts. The calories in a walnut are divided between proteins and fats. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating avocados?

What are the health benefits of eating avocados?

Many benefits!: Avocados are among the healthiest of foods! it is one of the best sources of vitamin k & a great source of plant sterols, carotenoids & other antioxidants & omega 3 fatty acids. Avocados reduce inflammation, likely help prevent heart disease, improve blood sugar regulation & bone health and probably prevent certain forms of cancer. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=5. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating onions?

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What are the health benefits of eating onions?

Onions: Refer to Livescience.com/45293-onion-nutrition.html for info.

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What are the health benefits of eating grains?

Eating grains: http://wholegrainscouncil.org/whole-grains-101/what-are-the-health-benefits

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Eating fast and large portions of food can affect me physically?

Eating fast and large portions of food can affect me physically?

Eating fast: Yes, eating fast and large portions is not smart. Please have your primary doctor refer you to a Diabetologist. Your health should improve quite quickly. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating a late dinner?

What are the health benefits of eating a late dinner?

Better to stop at 8p: Eating after 8pm can cause metabolic overload. Best to stop eating before 8pm. Be well. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating chives?

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What are the health benefits of eating chives?

Chives: Similar to Garlic, it benefits Circulation, and also has Stimulant, Diuretic & Antiseptic properties, Vitamin A and C, Calcium and Iron. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more