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Eating fast food like pizzas, burgers, kfc etc once in a week or two can make fertility problems? Like forming of cysts or something?

Eating fast food like pizzas, burgers, kfc etc once in a week or two can make fertility problems? Like forming of cysts or something?

Food ; Fertility: While not the most nutritious food to eat, fast foods should not increase the risk of fertility problems or uterine cysts. However, established fertility issues or uterine disease can be hormonally influenced by some foods, including ingredients such as caffeine. Living a lifestyle of moderation in all you do, including fast foods, exercise, etc. Is the best option to limit bad consequences. ...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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I'v Lost 14-15 lbs in last 14 weeks. I've only stopped eating fast food/greasy/fried food & red meat. Eating homely food -low fat/oil, moderate Curb & veg protein & good fibre. Is this WT loss good or due to serious disease? No Major fatigue. HB 14.

I'v Lost 14-15 lbs in last 14 weeks. I've only stopped eating fast food/greasy/fried food & red meat. Eating homely food -low fat/oil, moderate Curb & veg protein & good fibre. Is this WT loss good or due to serious disease? No Major fatigue. HB 14.

Weight loss: First I commend you on your weight-loss. In addition what you are doing is the necessary steps for weight loss, reducing fat suit reducing hi greasy foods cleaning your diet. Losing about 1 to 2 pounds a week is actually an adequate goal and I think you're on target keep it up. ...Read more

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How many times a week is it okay to eat fast food?

How many times a week is it okay to eat fast food?

Once or less: Its ok to eat it as often as you want, but to be healthy, once a week or less is best. ...Read more

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I'm curious will anything bad happen if I keep eating frozen/fast food?

I'm curious will anything bad happen if I keep eating frozen/fast food?

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

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I am a 31 year olds male who weighed 160 pounds is eating fast food healthy to eat?

Depends upon: The "fast food" you eat. Fruits and Vegetables can be fast foods!!!!
Eating healthy is possible with "fast food" Avoid fatty/over sweetened items!
Even Mc Donalds carries some healthy "fast" foods! ...Read more

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Is it true that the happiness gained by eating fast food is out-weighed by the cons?

Is it true that the happiness gained by eating fast food is out-weighed by the cons?

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

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What would you suggest I do to convince my family to stop eating fast food and be healthy?

What would you suggest I do to convince my family to stop eating fast food and be healthy?

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

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What can be done to stop eating fast food and junk food?

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

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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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Do eating too much fast food causes prostatitis?

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

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Is eating food from fast food such as macdonalds, kfc, etc. Cause pimples?

Is eating food from fast food such as macdonalds, kfc, etc. Cause pimples?

Acne and food: Acne is usually caused from increased oil or sebum production under hormonal influences. Greasy foods are not typically linked to acne flares. A well balanced diet with exercise is always a good idea. See a dermatologist for acne treatment. ...Read more

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Is normal I eat fast food once every week?

Is normal I eat fast food once every week?

Maybe: Eating fast food may be "normal, " in that a lot of people do it. Still, it's not healthy for any of us to eat it. Too many trans fats and processed foods, even for a 16 year old. You can develop healthier eating, activity, and sleep patterns that will keep you well for the rest of your life! Best wishes. ...Read more

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How much weight would I gain approximately if I were to eat nothing but fast food for a week like in that movie?

How much weight would I gain approximately if I were to eat nothing but fast food for a week like in that movie?

Fast Food obesity!!: This is a very good question and one that you may already know the answer to. But, you would most likely gain some weight and also would clog up your arteries with excess fats and sugars that can add to your risk of heart disease.

But, I wold hesitate to guess the amount of weight you would gain.

And, I would highly not advise you to do this experiment. ...Read more

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I gain weight easily. If I eat a lot of (fast food) for a week, I would see a huge difference in my weight. I have friends who eat so much but they r ok?

I gain weight easily. If I eat a lot of (fast food) for a week, I would see a huge difference in my weight. I have friends who eat so much but they r ok?

Body composition: Body composition (muscle and fat) differs from person to person as does the amount of calories a person burns. Fast food is very high in calories and fat and im not suprised you would gain weight. Don't compare yourself to others, eat healthy and listen to your own body. If you don't want fast weight gain, don't eat fast foods. Choose healthier alternatives, prepare your own foods. ...Read more

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Does eating fast food Affect sexual ability?

Does eating fast food Affect sexual ability?

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

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Do eating fast food cause you to have no energy?

Do eating fast food cause you to have no energy?

Yes and: No., . If the "fast food" is carbohydrate (especially sugar) a "rebound" may occur and the low blood sugar resulting may make you feel weak (Ie: "no energy")

Hope this helps!
BTW Try PROTEIN containing "fast foods"
Dr Z ...Read more

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What damage can cause eating fast food while taking metformin?

Not a crisis: Managing diabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome or one of the related illnesses is a long-term concern. Sensible eating is important, but you're not going to precipitate a catastrophe by eating something greasy. ...Read more

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Might eating excessive amounts of fast food during a short span of time cause chest pain?

Might eating excessive amounts of fast food during a short span of time cause chest pain?

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

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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?

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 more

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If I want to lose weight do you recommend cheat days? (A day of the week/month where you eat whatever junk or fast food you want)

If I want to lose weight do you recommend cheat days? (A day of the week/month where you eat whatever junk or fast food you want)

No: All you will do is defeat the hard work you have done the rest of the week/month. It's total calories that you don't eat but do burn off that leads to weight loss. It's 3500 calories to the pound. You can't learn how to eat properly for the rest of your life if you start off with cheating. ...Read more

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After getting off accutane.....Can eating fast food and chocolates cause breakout?

Acne: It is a common belief that greasy food, or chocolate can cause acne. It is still very controversial if there is any food causing acne. ...Read more

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Do you know which is worse: drinking alcohol or eating fast food?

Do you know which is worse: drinking alcohol or eating fast food?

Fast food kills: Hi. Not to be overly simplistic, but there IS a safe and healthy amount to drink (don't drink too much, however!). There is NO healthy amount of junk food to eat! ...Read more

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Can eating to much fast food block up your intestines and cause acid reflux?

Can eating to much fast food block up your intestines and cause acid reflux?

Probably Not, & Yes: Fast food is notorious for being low in fiber & generally high in calories from concentrated sweets & fat. Fats delay stomach emptying & promote reflux. Dietary fats also promote release of cck & substance y which alters gut sensitivity, contracts the gallbladder, & prompts the "ileal brake" which in predisposed patients causes bloating & fullness. Choose instead salads, fruits, & whole grains. ...Read more

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What effect would eating fast food during testing, like McDonalds for example, have on urine tests, such as those for stones provided by Litholink?

None: Fast food, while loaded with salt, grease, and calories, isn't going to affect your routine lab work. Since you're working on weight loss and are clever enough to have found HeathTap, why not get with a real dietician and / trainer who can help you? You're young and can look forward to many happy years if you get toned up now. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I cut out soda, milk, and fast food out of my diet. Just water and beer on weekends now. Try eating better but no time and can't cook. No results?

I cut out soda, milk, and fast food out of my diet. Just water and beer on weekends now. Try eating better but no time and can't cook. No results?

No results for what?: What is your endpoint? What is it that you are looking for results with? Can't answer question without that information. If you are not eating on the weekends, and replacing it just with water and beer, you are doing yourself no favors. You need healthy balanced meals, 5 servings (at least) of fruits and vegetables, reduce animal products and alcohol in your diet for any healthy result. ...Read more

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Hello, I have experienced a green stool for the past 24 hours. Not eating an overbundance of veggies. Have been eating fast food quite frequently late?

Hello, I have experienced a green stool for the past 24 hours. Not eating an overbundance of veggies. Have been eating fast food quite frequently late?

Stool color: Normal stool can vary in color from brown to green. Only stool colors of concern is black or red suggestive of blood in stool or white suggestive of lack of bile. No need of special treatment for green stool. ...Read more

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