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Doctor insights on: Is It Health To Only Eat Junk Food

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Is it unhealthy to eat junk food if i'm trying to gain weight? Will it affect my health?

Is it unhealthy to eat junk food if i'm trying to gain weight? Will it affect my health?

Yes & Yes.: Yes. The reason is that many of these foods are high in calories, high in simple sugars & high in saturated fat. Processed foods also tend to have a high salt content. Junk food usually has lower nutritional value than healthy foods. You know the old adage: junk in - junk out. The junk is the outcome for your body. ...Read more

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Is eating junk food once in a while bad for your health and sweets?

Is eating junk food once in a while bad for your health and sweets?

Suit yourself: Life's too short and too difficult already without struggling to live within the strict proscriptions of militants. A sensible diet (avoid the worst grease, sugar and salt) most of the time is useful; binding yourself to avoiding every candy bar or snack chip that you actually want is being obsessive rather than living a healthy lifestyle. A focus on aerobic fitness is even more helpful. ...Read more

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Due to somereasons i had takenlot of junk food and chocolates for last two years.now i stopped andhaving home food.will this have any effect on health?

Due to somereasons i had takenlot of junk food and chocolates for last two years.now i stopped andhaving home food.will this have any effect on health?

Better health: Well if you've stopped eating junk your will be healthier .The old saying "You are what you eat" is literally true. Every part of your body came from the food you ate or drank. There is some debate as to what is the healthiest diet. There is evidence that a vegetarian diet is healthier. A vegan diet even more so. The mediterranean diet is a good starting point if your not a vegetarian. ...Read more

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Health and wellness: why is junk food still so readily available to highschool, middle school, and even primary school kids in the us?

Health and wellness: why is junk food still so readily available to highschool, middle school, and even primary school kids in the us?

Cheap: It's cheap, has a long shelf-life, and provides money for the school and school district. Plus the junk food manufacturers have the financial, political, and logistical capabilities to "encourage" school districts to carry their stuff in schools. It's a shame though. School is an ideal place to teach proper lifelong health habits. ...Read more

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How can I eat junk food while staying fit?

How can I eat junk food while staying fit?

Fitness: Fitness is process in which by increasing duration or intensity your body gets more proficient at doing something . Eating is fuel. Whole nutrient dense foods will help where as junk food can hinder the process. If you need to, pick 1 day to eat the junk food. My day is Ftiday night and I eat pizza but Other days I eat to maintain my conditioning. Try limiting to a single day and see. ...Read more

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Would it be acceptable to eat junk food sometimes?

How often is: Sometimes? It would not be too bad to have "junk food" once a week or so, as long as you adjust your diet on other days to make up for the excess consumption of fat, calories, salt and lack of fresh vegetables and fruits. ...Read more

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What are some other foods to eat instead of junk food?

What are some other foods to eat instead of junk food?

Fruits/vegetables: Several healthy alternatives are available including fruits, vegetables, and some meats that are lower in fat, such as turkey, chicken, and fish. Red meat in moderate amounts is ok as well. Avoiding processed foods is always a plus. Nuts can make good snack food as well. They have "healthy fat" in them. ...Read more

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Why's it the fact that you can't eat junk food when bulking?

It is bad for you: Junk food is junk food and iasalways unhealthy so if you are bulking with junk you are creating junk and sabotaging the very goal you have. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's ok to eat junk food all day once a week?

Junk food: No. Eating junk food once in a while might be ok, but eating junk food all day is binge eating, and that is not okay. It would be very unhealthy to eat junk food all day, even if it was just once a week. ...Read more