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Ruchika Dutta

Teacher | Updated 31 Jul, 2018 |

Why has junk food become unavoidable today? What are its consequences?

Ram kumar

Technical executive - Intarvo technologies | Posted 18 Jul, 2018

Due to lack of time these days, we have found an alternative for the healthy food which is a bit more time consuming. Because fast food is readily available and is easy to prepare, we are turning towards it. 

We know that it affects our health but we still consume it. Give below are some tricks to remove junk food from our diet. 


We need to be more judicious while making our diet plans as what we eat affects what we do and how we keep ourselves in a lot of ways. 

Priya Gupta

Working with holistic nutrition.. | Posted 07 Jul, 2018

Junk food has become unavoidable today because the life without it has become unthinkable. Junk food has become the source of entertainment, the agenda of hangout, and an excuse to visit new places.

Junk food has totally invaded not just our diets, but also our lifestyle. People now a days are proudly associating themselves with the tag of “foodie” and they are always in search of new places to try new cuisines and dishes. Because of this scenario, avoiding junk food is gradually becoming next to impossible.

The consequences of it can be very harmful and of course, can affect our health adversely. Following are some grave dangers of incorporating fast food or junk food in our diet:

1. They cause diabetes.
2. Can cause digestive malfunctions.
3. They can even lead to depression
4. Increase the risk of dementia
5. In children and youth, junk food causes memory and learning problems which can affect their studies.
6. In adults, it increases the risk of heart and kidney diseases.

Many chefs and dietitians have come up with the diet plan including food items which are both healthy and tasty. We should look for such alternatives to reduce the in-take of unhealthy junk food from our diet.