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Navdeep Singh

Works at Buy and Sell Websites and Domain Names | Posted 25 Oct, 2018 |

How has fast food affected our lives?

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blogger | Posted 07 Apr, 2020

Inexpensive food is typically higher in fat, calories, cholesterol, and sodium in contrast with natively constructed suppers. Eating an excessive amount of inexpensive food can expand chance for medical issues, for example, hypertension, coronary illness, and weight.

Naveen Kumar

Search Engine Optimizer (SEO) at Neo Strive | Posted 08 Jan, 2019

The utilization of junk food eateries has ascended in the previous decade as guardians wind up busier and search for a fast, helpful and cheap approach to nourish their families. Lamentably, except if customers read nourishment data and settle on sound decisions, their drive-thru food dinners include some major disadvantages to their wellbeing and their appearance.

Madhav Shastri

blogger | Posted 31 Dec, 2018

It isn't the reality the drive-thru food is awful for your wellbeing, the reality it is anything but difficult to over devour, and in this way can result in hindering impacts.

Trans unsaturated fats are the main thing that is seriously unfavorable to one's wellbeing. Trans fat is made through the way toward hydrogenating vegetable oils, and these somewhat hydrogenated vegetable oils have a typical nearness in the Fast Food industry. On the off chance that you are worried regarding why junk food may be terrible, this is the reason.

Cheap food normally is calorically thick, which means it contains a ton of calories. Individuals by and large error calorically thick sustenances for being hindering to one's wellbeing, in spite of the fact that that isn't the situation. OVER CONSUMPTION is the deciding variable of negative wellbeing impacts. You can indulge ANYTHING, and it will be terrible for you. However, junk food is much less demanding to over eat because of it's accommodation.

Dharmesh Dhakan

Travel Consultant at American Express | Posted 02 Dec, 2018

At the point when individuals beginning requesting monstrous segments (organizations just give what client request shows - they wouldn't offer "Super Size" individuals didn't get it) and eating it to the avoidance of different nourishments. Like all creatures individuals like sustenance that is calorically thick and simple to obtain. The issue is, as overloaded pets who aren't carrying on with a wild way of life, we're generally not working at substantial physical work or meandering miles daily for our sustenance.



At that point unexpectedly the wellbeing enthusiasts (a large number of whom eat the most exceedingly terrible kind of compound loaded waste like "sound spread choices") aggravated many cheap food things requesting "solid" change. Misleadingly hydrogenated "characteristic" oils are much more terrible for you than common soaked fats (truly, you think the reality it's made immersed, ie strong or semi-strong at room temp, in a lab implies it's "better" than something that arrived in such a state since that is it's typical concoction state?) however individuals have an obsessive dread of immersed fats like fat and margarine. Nor is in reality terrible for you on the off chance that you comply with the extents and don't eat only french fries and hash tans. Individuals need a simple arrangement, however, and it's a lot less demanding to accuse being fat and wiped out for Evil Corporations and Evil Food Scientist when the blame is they eat excessively and don't work out.




On the off chance that I put on weight, my concern isn't that I ate a cheeseburger a week ago. It's that I ate a larger number of calories than I've copied and I have to get off my back and exercise, and cut down on segments of all that I'm eating, not cry that McDonald's and Monsanto are making me fat while I guzzle down another entire pizza and a liter of Coke.



Regardless of whether the pizza's 100% natural with cheddar from hand-drained water wild ox, vine-matured tomatoes, and pepperoni made by hand by wizened old Italian hotdog producers from every regular fixing, with a covering produced using flour processed from antiquated grains and most perfect oils and Fiji spring water and a strain of yeast starter developed since the old times...if you eat a 16" one without anyone else's input in one sitting, you'll get fat. Cheap food has never been wellbeing nourishment, individuals simply would not used to like to eat it three dinners every day without any results and accuse another person when there were.

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Blogger | Posted 19 Nov, 2018



Effect on the respiratory system. Excess calories from fast-food meals can cause weight gain. This may lead toward obesity. Obesity increases your risk for respiratory problems, including asthma and shortness of breath.

Prreeti Radhika Taneja

Entrepreneur | |Updated 27 Oct, 2018

Here are some numbers to begin with:


• McDonald’s sells an average of 75 hamburgers every second. (Also, McDonald’s is more recognized than the Christian Cross.)


• A typical American spends about $1200 on fast food annually. (Safe to assume that other countries are just as bad.)


• Junk food kills more people than wars, famines, and genocides.  


A report on The Guardian claims that one in five deaths happen due to poor diet and that poor diet is the second higher risk factor for early death after smoking.

An article on the website of Pennsylvania State University titled “does fast food kill people” cites a research done by the University of Florida to answer the question. It reads: “In another study, researchers decided to not test rats, but to test themselves. The research participants, which were the researchers, lived on McDonald’s meals for 10 days. Prior to the experiment, it was understood that the human gut has about 3,500 microbial species, which are bacteria that protect against obesity, heart disease, and cancer. The results of the study showed that the diet of highly processed foods wiped out the number of these microbial species by one-third.”

The article ends by advising readers “So, the next time you are feeling hungry, save your health and skip fast food. It may keep you alive longer.”


All being said, even when you don’t care about the scientific evidence, it’s not difficult to see how fast food has affected our lives. Just look south; see that bulging tummy? That’s the by-product of unhealthy eating.

Eating unhealthy food makes us lethargic and fat. You can actually observe that yourself. For a week, up your fast food intake (I don’t recommend this) and you will notice an increase in weight, the decline in energy and much less productivity. Continue with the habit and your body will become a home to countless disease—high BP, cholesterol, diabetes, less immunity, and so much more. You will be more likely to get a heart attack, stokes, and various other medical complications.

These junk foods affect us not just physically but also emotionally and psychologically. Loaded with carbs, sodium and negligible nutritional value, they can impact our digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, reproductive, skeletal and nervous system.

Here’s a picture from Healthline.com that explains how junk food affects every part of our body-


So, in all seriousness, have you been eating a lot of junk foods of late, cut back on that. Stop eating chips, burgers, pizzas, drinking cokes and more. Sure, changing your eating habits won’t be so easy. This is why you need to be slow in the process. Eliminate one food at a time and replace them with healthier alternatives.  

Remember, healthy foods aren’t bad. You only believe that because you try to impose an impossible diet on yourself. 

No, you cannot live your life on just veggies. Eating just the fruits for lunch would soon become boring. And your breakfast of just oats would feel like a burden every day very soon. 

There are many healthy foods out there that are incredibly tasty. You just have to do some research and find them. Idlisand sambar are my favorites.

 (Courtesy: The Daily Meal)